B.A.,Ph.D

Contact Details

Lecturer Bar/College Lecturer
Dept. of Pol. Science & Soc.
Aras Moyola, Room 311
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 3076
E: george.taylor@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

I have been a lecturer in NUI Galway for 27 years. I received my degree and Ph.D from the Department of Government, Essex University.  I lecture on the final year course, Comparative Public Policy and teach on all years of the undergraduate programme.  I have published extensively on a wide range of public policy fields in both national and international journals. 

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2016) 'Risk, science and the politics of the blood scandals in Ireland, Scotland, England and Finland'
Taylor G and Power M (2016) 'Risk, science and the politics of the blood scandals in Ireland, Scotland, England and Finland'. Irish Studies in International Affairs, 27 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2012) 'Risk, Prudence and the Irish Banking crisis: A comment on the Honohan report'
George Taylor (2012) 'Risk, Prudence and the Irish Banking crisis: A comment on the Honohan report'. Administration, 60 (2):97-112 [Details]
(2011) 'Risk and Financial Armageddon in Ireland: The Politics of the Galway Tent'
Taylor, G. (2011) 'Risk and Financial Armageddon in Ireland: The Politics of the Galway Tent'. Political Quarterly, [Details]
(2010) 'Risk, science and blood: The politics of the haemophilia crisis in Ireland'
Taylor, G,Power, MP (2010) 'Risk, science and blood: The politics of the haemophilia crisis in Ireland'. Health Risk & Society, 12 :515-530 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'The Reconfiguration of Risk in the British State'
Taylor, G. (2009) 'The Reconfiguration of Risk in the British State'. Public Policy and Administration, [Details]
(2009) 'Risk Science and Food: the Politics of Little red Sweets'
Taylor, G. (2009) 'Risk Science and Food: the Politics of Little red Sweets'. Administration, [Details]
(2006) 'If no risk is proven, is there a risk? Some Reflections on Science, Risk and Environmental Regulation after Watson vs the EPA/Monsanto'
Taylor, G. (2006) 'If no risk is proven, is there a risk? Some Reflections on Science, Risk and Environmental Regulation after Watson vs the EPA/Monsanto'. Irish studies in International Affairs, [Details]
(2004) 'The politics of food regulation and reform in Ireland'
Taylor, G,Millar, M (2004) 'The politics of food regulation and reform in Ireland'. Public Administration, 82 :585-603 [Details]
(2003) 'The Politics of Conviviality: Voluntary Workfare and the Right to Useful Unemployment . Celebrating Fifty Years'
Taylor, G. (2003) 'The Politics of Conviviality: Voluntary Workfare and the Right to Useful Unemployment . Celebrating Fifty Years'. Administration, 51 :309-326 [Details]
(2003) 'From the Slurry to the Curry: The Politics of Food regulation and Reform in Ireland'
Taylor, G. (2003) 'From the Slurry to the Curry: The Politics of Food regulation and Reform in Ireland'. Irish studies in International Affairs, [Details]
(2003) 'It’s green, but is it of a light enough hue? Past performance, present success and the future of the Irish Greens'
Flynn, B., Taylor, G. (2003) 'It’s green, but is it of a light enough hue? Past performance, present success and the future of the Irish Greens'. Environmental Politics, 12 (1) [Details]
(2002) 'The Appliance of Science: The Politics of European Food Regulation and Reform'
Taylor, G., Millar, M. (2002) 'The Appliance of Science: The Politics of European Food Regulation and Reform'. Public Policy and Administration, 13 (4):125-146 [Details]
(2002) 'Hailing with an invisible hand: A 'cosy' political dispute amid the rise of neoliberal politics in modern Ireland'
Taylor, G (2002) 'Hailing with an invisible hand: A 'cosy' political dispute amid the rise of neoliberal politics in modern Ireland'. Government And Opposition, 37 :501-523 [Details]
(2001) 'From Cats, Dogs, Parks and Playgrounds to IPC Licensing: Policy Learning and the evolution of Environmental policy in Ireland'
Taylor, G., Horan, A. (2001) 'From Cats, Dogs, Parks and Playgrounds to IPC Licensing: Policy Learning and the evolution of Environmental policy in Ireland'. British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 3 (4):363-93 [Details]
(2001) 'Looking Back (But Not in Anger): Policy Transfer and the role of Institutional Memory in the Construction of the Irish EPA'
Taylor, G. (2001) 'Looking Back (But Not in Anger): Policy Transfer and the role of Institutional Memory in the Construction of the Irish EPA'. Irish Studies in International Affairs, 13 :187-201 [Details]
(1998) 'Conserving the Emerald Tiger: The Politics of Environmental Regulation in Ireland'
Taylor, G. (1998) 'Conserving the Emerald Tiger: The Politics of Environmental Regulation in Ireland'. Environmental Politics, 7 (4):53-74 [Details]
(1998) 'Me thinks Thou Do'st Protest Too Much: Oral Hearings, Public Registers and Environmental Democracy in Ireland'
Taylor, G. (1998) 'Me thinks Thou Do'st Protest Too Much: Oral Hearings, Public Registers and Environmental Democracy in Ireland'. Irish Planning and Environmental Law Journal, 5 (4):143-155 [Details]
(1996) 'Labour market rigidities, institutional impediments and managerial constraints: Some reflections on the recent experience of macro-political bargaining in Ireland'
Taylor, G (1996) 'Labour market rigidities, institutional impediments and managerial constraints: Some reflections on the recent experience of macro-political bargaining in Ireland'. Economic And Social Review, 27 :253-277 [Details]
(1996) 'A Question of Interpretation: The Politics of an Environmental Dispute at Mullaghmore'
Taylor, G. (1996) 'A Question of Interpretation: The Politics of an Environmental Dispute at Mullaghmore'. Irish Journal of Sociology, 6 :48-56 [Details]
(1996) 'The Politics of Conviviality: Voluntary Workfare and the Right to Useful unemployment'
Taylor, G. (1996) 'The Politics of Conviviality: Voluntary Workfare and the Right to Useful unemployment'. Administration, 43 (3):36-56 [Details]
(1996) 'Macro-Political Bargaining: A Reply to M J Gobeyn'
Taylor, G. (1996) 'Macro-Political Bargaining: A Reply to M J Gobeyn'. Governance, 33 (3):178-201 [Details]
(1996) 'Labour Market Rigidities, Institutional Impediments and Managerial Constraints : Some reflections on macro-political bargaining in Ireland'
Taylor, G. (1996) 'Labour Market Rigidities, Institutional Impediments and Managerial Constraints : Some reflections on macro-political bargaining in Ireland'. Economic and Social Review, 27 (3):253-277 [Details]
(1995) 'RIGIDITY AND FLEXIBILITY IN MACROPOLITICAL BARGAINING - A REPLY'
TAYLOR, G (1995) 'RIGIDITY AND FLEXIBILITY IN MACROPOLITICAL BARGAINING - A REPLY'. Governance-An International Journal Of Policy And Administration, 8 :419-430 [Details]
(1993) 'In Search of the Elusive Entrepreneur'
Taylor, G. (1993) 'In Search of the Elusive Entrepreneur'. Irish Political Studies, [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2010) Risk, science and blood: Politics, HIV, hepatitis & haemophilia in Ireland.
Taylor, G., Power, M. (2010) Risk, science and blood: Politics, HIV, hepatitis & haemophilia in Ireland. NUIG: G Taylor and M Power. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2010) Risk, Science and Blood: The Politics of the Haemophilia Crisis in Ireland. (E-book) Centre for Public Policy, SSRC NUI Galway.
Taylor, G. & Power, M. (2010) Risk, Science and Blood: The Politics of the Haemophilia Crisis in Ireland. (E-book) Centre for Public Policy, SSRC NUI Galway. [Details]
(2005) Negotiated Governance and Public Policy in Ireland.
Taylor, G. (2005) Negotiated Governance and Public Policy in Ireland. : Manchester University Press. [Details]
(2002) Issues in Irish Public Policy.
Taylor, G. (2002) Issues in Irish Public Policy. : Irish Academic Press. Dublin. [Details]
(2001) Conserving the Emerald Tiger: The Politics of Environmental Regulation in Ireland.
Taylor, G. (2001) Conserving the Emerald Tiger: The Politics of Environmental Regulation in Ireland. : Arlen Academic Press. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2008) 'The Irish Greens'
Taylor, G., Flynn, B. (2008) 'The Irish Greens' In: Green Parties in Transition. United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing. [Details]
(2005) 'Bargaining Celtic style'
Taylor, G. (2005) 'Bargaining Celtic style' In: Renegotiating the Welfare State: Flexible Adjustment through Corporatist Concertation. United States: Routledge. [Details]
(2002) 'Environmental Policy'
Taylor, G., Murphy, C. (2002) 'Environmental Policy' In: Issues in Irish Public Policy. Ireland: Irish Academic Press. [Details]
(2002) 'Macro-political Bargaining in Ireland'
Taylor, G. (2002) 'Macro-political Bargaining in Ireland' In: Issues in Irish Public Policy. Irish Academic Press. [Details]
(2002) 'Public Policy and the Changing Architecture of the Irish State'
Taylor, G. (2002) 'Public Policy and the Changing Architecture of the Irish State' In: Issues in Irish Public Policy. Irish Academic Press. [Details]
(1996) 'Marxist Theory'
Taylor, G. (1996) 'Marxist Theory' In: Theory and Methods in Political Science. United Kingdom: MacMillan, London. [Details]

ANET/COS

  Year Publication
(2013) Risk, Science and the Politics of ‘Climategate’.
George Taylor (2013) Risk, Science and the Politics of ‘Climategate’. ANET/COS [Details]
(2013) Risk, science and Blood: The Politics of the UK Crisis.
Georeg Taylor (2013) Risk, science and Blood: The Politics of the UK Crisis. ANET/COS [Details]
(2012) Risk and European Blood Policy: some critical reflections.
George Taylor (2012) Risk and European Blood Policy: some critical reflections. ANET/COS [Details]

Editorial

  Year Publication
(2012) Staring into the political abyss: the Irish Greens after the 2011 parliamentary elections.
Taylor, G (2012) Staring into the political abyss: the Irish Greens after the 2011 parliamentary elections. Editorial [DOI] [Details]
(2003) It's green, but is it of a light enough hue? Past performance, present success and the future of the Irish Greens.
Taylor, G,Flynn, B (2003) It's green, but is it of a light enough hue? Past performance, present success and the future of the Irish Greens. Editorial [Details]

Working Paper

  Year Publication
(2008) Risk, Science and Politics: Food additives and hyperactivity in Children.
Taylor, G. (2008) Risk, Science and Politics: Food additives and hyperactivity in Children. Working Paper [Details]
(2007) Risk science and Regulation: A Comment on D Vogel.
Taylor, G. (2007) Risk science and Regulation: A Comment on D Vogel. Working Paper [Details]
(2007) Risk Science and Blood: The Politics of an Iatrogenic Disaster .
Taylor, G., Power, M. (2007) Risk Science and Blood: The Politics of an Iatrogenic Disaster . Working Paper [Details]
(2007) Risk Science and Blood: A Comment on A Farrell's account of reform in European blood regulation.
Taylor, G. (2007) Risk Science and Blood: A Comment on A Farrell's account of reform in European blood regulation. Working Paper [Details]
(2005) Risk, Science and Environmental Regulation in Ireland.
Taylor, G. (2005) Risk, Science and Environmental Regulation in Ireland. Working Paper [Details]
(2003) From Titmuss to Hayek: The Reconfiguration of risk in Modern politics.
Taylor, G. (2003) From Titmuss to Hayek: The Reconfiguration of risk in Modern politics. Working Paper [Details]
(2003) Risk and Politics: A Comment on MJ Smith.
Taylor, G. (2003) Risk and Politics: A Comment on MJ Smith. Working Paper [Details]
(2001) The Buffalo can still be heard running: The Politics of Irish Food safety.
Taylor, G. (2001) The Buffalo can still be heard running: The Politics of Irish Food safety. Working Paper [Details]
(1998) Enviromental politics in Ireland.
Taylor, G. (1998) Enviromental politics in Ireland. Working Paper [Details]
(1995) Marxist State Theory and its Critics.
Taylor, G. (1995) Marxist State Theory and its Critics. Working Paper [Details]