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  • Gray, Breda (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2003)
    In the second half of the twentieth century the relatively new practice of telling, listening to and recording life narratives – variously described as oral history, oral testimony and oral life narrative – gained ...
  • O'Flynn, Micheal; Power, Martin J.; McCabe, Conor; Silke, Henry (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2013)
    In this paper we outline the features of an emergent resistance in Ireland. We examine its stunted development in the context of the period of speculative expansion known as the ‘Celtic Tiger’. We draw attention to ...
  • Halpin, Brendan; O'Donoghue, Cathal (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2004)
    Cohabitation has grown strongly in Ireland over the last decade. We use large-scale surveys to characterise its extent and nature. We find it has almost tripled in incidence between 1994 and 2002. It is associated with ...
  • de Burca, Stefán; Flood, P; Armstrong, Claire; McCurtain, S; Saunders, Jean (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2007)
    Community mental health teams have their Irish origins both in the deinstitutionalisation policy of the 1984 “Planning for the Future” framework1 and the challenge of intervention and recovery strategies for acute ...
  • O'Flynn, Micheal; Monaghan, Lee F (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2013)
    While the human consequences of Ireland’s economic crash have been well documented and scrutinised, the systemic deceptions underpinning the so-called Celtic Tiger have received far less attention. The boom years were ...
  • Power, Martin J.; O'Flynn, Micheal; Courtois, Aline; Kennedy, Margaret (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2013)
    In this paper we examine the impact that the ideological / political / class project of neoliberalism has had on education in Ireland. We discuss the effect of neoliberal policies on Ireland and Irish society in order ...
  • O'Connor, Pat (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2005)
    Introduction: When I first read, with great excitement, The Sociological Imagination in the late 1960s, I was an 18 year old University student, in a society that was beginning to wake from its cultural torpor. A reluctant ...
  • Power, Martin J.; Haynes, Amanda; Devereux, Eoin (Department of Sociology: Universityof Limerick, 2015)
    In this research article we explore the manner in which a particular discursive device, the “sinister fringe” was deployed in national news media coverage of protests against the introduction of water charges in Ireland. ...
  • Gray, Breda (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2004)
    This article investigates the workings of empathy, identification and solidarity across difference and argues that these represent urgent theoretical and political concerns for feminist politics today. It also points to ...

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