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Neoliberal Urban Policy and the Transformation of the City

Reshaping Dublin

  • Andrew MacLaran
  • Sinéad Kelly

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Setting the Context

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Andrew MacLaran, Sinéad Kelly
      Pages 3-19
    3. Andrew MacLaran, Sinéad Kelly
      Pages 20-36
    4. Enda Murphy, Linda Fox-Rogers, Berna Grist
      Pages 53-65
    5. Andrew MacLaran, Niall McCrory
      Pages 66-83
  3. The Property Boom and Its Legacy

  4. Reshaping Urban Policy and Reshaping the City

  5. Considerations and Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 247-248

About this book


This book reviews the character and impacts of 'actually-existing' neoliberalism in Ireland. It examines the property-development boom and its legacy, the impacts of neoliberal urban policy in reshaping the city, public resistance to the new urban policy and highlights salient points to be drawn from the Irish experience of neoliberalism.


Neoliberal financialisation planning property crash regeneration gentrification ideology austerity light-touch regulation resistance banking economy neoliberalism participation Policy transformation

Editors and affiliations

  • Andrew MacLaran
    • 1
  • Sinéad Kelly
    • 2
  1. 1.Trinity College DublinIreland
  2. 2.National University of Ireland MaynoothIreland

About the editors

Katia Attuyer, University of St. Andrews, UK Paula Brudell, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Dáithí Downey, Dublin Region Homeless Executive, Ireland Linda Fox-Rogers, University College Dublin, Ireland Berna Grist, University College Dublin, Ireland Rory Hearne, National University of Ireland Philip Lawton, Maastricht University, The Netherlands Niall McCrory, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Enda Murphy, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Michael Punch, University College Dublin, Ireland Declan Redmond, University College Dublin, Ireland Brendan Williams, University College Dublin, Ireland

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