A new book on the Irish and Greek economic crisis, co-edited by Galwegian Liam Leonard, and featuring leading economic commentators such as Constantin Gurdgiev and Kieran Allen, has just been published.
Sustainable Politics and the Crisis of Peripheries: Ireland and Greece, edited by Liam Leonard and Iosif Botetzigas, brings together writers from both Ireland and Greece, and explores issues such as the economic background to the crisis; the social impacts of recession; environmental policies, within the context of accelerated growth and the subsequent economic downturn; and the quest for sustainable politics in Europe.
It also examines issues of governance and politics within the peripheral EU states and the development of policies within an EU/EC context.
The book features chapters from Constantin Gurdgiev, Kieran Allen, Peadar Kirby, Carmen Kuhling and Liam Leonard, as well as contributions from a number of Greek writers. It is available for pre-order from Easons: http://www.eason.ie/books/9780857247612