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  • Schweppe, Jennifer; Haynes, Amanda (2018)
    The relationship between the police service and the communities it serves is vital to an open and functioning democracy. While Ireland’s police force, An Garda Síochána, enjoy very high levels of public confidence overall, ...
  • O'Connor, Pat (Institute of Public Administration of Ireland, 1996)
    This article describes the formation of a family rights project in Limerick. It explains how the project came to focus on a rather narrow legalistic definition of parental rights, typified as a 'male agenda'. It explores ...
  • O'Connor, Pat (Údarás na Gaeltachta, 1997)
    An tSileail Ghloine is an E.U. project funded under the ADAPT programme. It is concerned with the position of women within a changing organisational context. The project as a whole has involved a wide variety of activities. ...
  • O'Connor, Pat (Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2006)
    Drawing on texts written by young people aged 14-17 years in a school context in response to an invitation to write a page describing themselves and their vision of Ireland and to use the reverse side creatively for drawings, ...
  • O'Connor, Pat (Taylor and Francis, 2015)
    This article is concerned with men and women's experience of elite positions and with the extent to which such positions are seen as places for women, so as to provide an insight into their commitment to continuing in them. ...
  • Hannan, Carmel; Halpin, Brendan; Coleman, Carol (Family Support Agency, 2013)
  • Haynes, Amanda; Devereux, Eoin; Breen, Michael J. (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2004)
    The post-modern world is often characterised as being fragmented in a variety of ways. It is clearly a divided and unequal world. It is divided in ideological terms. It is divided in regional terms. It is divided in terms ...
  • O'Connor, Pat; Kelleher, Patricia; Kelleher, Carmel (Paul Partnership Limerick, 2008)
    Rapid social and demographic changes have brought about the diversity of family types including the presence of a significant number of lone-parent families. For the state as a whole just over 21 per cent (98,304) of all ...
  • Haynes, Amanda; Power, Martin J.; Devereux, Eoin (Doras Luimní, 2010)
    This research study examines the manner in which politicians construct non-Irish EU immigrants to Ireland by analysing the content of statements attributed to this group in the print media. The decision to examine politicians’ ...
  • Gray, Breda (Sage, 2011)
    Peggy Levitt is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Wellesley College. She is also a Research Fellow at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs ...
  • Dillane, Aileen; Power, Martin J.; Devereux, Eoin (Department of Sociology: University of Limerick, 2014)
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  • O'Hagan, Clare (Edwin Mellen Press, 2006)
    This chapter examines the situation of lone parents in contemporay Ireland, in particular the workings of ideologies of motherhood and the family through different sites, contexts and institutions in order to determine the ...
  • Halpin, Brendan (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2013)
    In a previous paper (Halpin, 2012) (downloadable) I have described a strategy for multiple imputation for missing data in sequence data (that is, in categorical time series), where missingness tends to be consecutive and ...
  • Haynes, Amanda (SAGE Publications, 2017)
    This article argues for the importance of disciplinarity in the education of novice sociologists and considers the impact of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) on opportunities for undergraduate students to achieve ...
  • Haynes, Amanda; Devereux, Eoin; Breen, Michael J. (Dublin City University, 2009)
    Given our wider concerns as to the degree to which the mainstream mass media in Ireland constitutes a public sphere, we have undertaken our analysis in the context of the longstanding debates within media and communication ...
  • O'Hagan, Clare (University of Limerick, 2010)
    This thesis explores the inequalities and privileges women experience by combining motherhood with paid employment. Examining the experiences of thirty ‘working mothers’ through an intersectional1 lens, this thesis reveals ...
  • Hannan, Carmel; Halpin, Brendan (Economic and Social Studies, 2014)
    A large body of international literature has documented a correlation between non-traditional family structure and poorer child outcomes, yet researchers continue to disagree as to whether the association represents a true ...
  • Barnes, Cliona; Power, Martin J. (University of London * Birkbeck College, Department of Psychosocial Studies, 2012)
                               This paper investigates the intertwining of a discourse of parental blame with the legacy of institutionalised neglect and the current roll-back of state support and services in two of ...
  • O'Connor, Pat (MDPI, 2018)
    Despite the feminisation of universities in terms of their student intake [1,2], formal positions of academic leadership in higher education remain concentrated in male hands. Thus, for example, in the EU, 79 per cent of ...
  • O'Connor, Pat (MDPI, 2018)
    Despite the feminisation of universities in terms of their student intake [1,2], formal positions of academic leadership in higher education remain concentrated in male hands. Thus, for example, in the EU, 79 per cent ...

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