Postcards from the Economic Abyss: What Ireland and Iceland Can Teach Us About Tea Parties, Big Societies and Small Government

UCD Working Papers in Law, Criminology & Socio-Legal Studies Research Paper No. 03/2012

This paper was presented at the Harvard-Stanford Junior International Faculty Forum in November 2011.

Posted: 7 Dec 2011 Last revised: 27 Jan 2014

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Eoin Carolan

University College Dublin (UCD) - School of Law

Date Written: November 1, 2011

Abstract

This paper considers whether there are lessons for advocates of the Tea Party or Big Society from the governance failures that occurred in recent years in Ireland and Iceland.

(It has been removed temporarily to undergo revision).

Keywords: Tea Party, Big Society, localism, representation, federalism, decentralisation, proximate governance, local government, state rights

Suggested Citation

Carolan, Eoin, Postcards from the Economic Abyss: What Ireland and Iceland Can Teach Us About Tea Parties, Big Societies and Small Government (November 1, 2011). This paper was presented at the Harvard-Stanford Junior International Faculty Forum in November 2011.. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1968682 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1968682

Eoin Carolan (Contact Author)

University College Dublin (UCD) - School of Law ( email )

Belfield
Dublin 4
Ireland

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