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

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 277-286

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

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