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  • Kelleher, Patricia; O'Connor, Pat (Cork University Press, 2011)
    Large numbers of men benefit materially, socially and politically from patriarchy, but the advantages described as the 'patriarchal dividend' are not spread equally among men.' In other words, not all men are ...
  • O'Connor, Pat; O'Hagan, Clare; Myers, Sophia Eva; Baisner, Liv; Apostolov, Georgi; Topuzova, Irina; Sağlamer, Gulsun; Rilski, Neofit (Taylor and Francis, 2019)
    This article is concerned with the source of men’s invisible advantage in the male dominated disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). It is suggested that this advantage has been obscured by ...
  • O'Connor, Pat; Montez López, Estrella; O'Hagan, Clare; Wolffram, Andrea; Aye, Manuela; Chizzola, Valentina; Mich, Ornella; Apostolov, Georgi; Topuzova, Irina; Sağlamer, Gulsun; Tan, Mine G.; Çağlayan, Hülya (Taylor and Francis, 2017)
    Excellence has become a ‘hoorah’ word which is widely used in higher education institutions to legitimate practices related to the recruitment/progression of staff. It can be seen as reflecting an institutionalised belief ...
  • Montes, Estrella; O'Connor, Pat (SAGE Publications, 2019)
    Universities present themselves as meritocratic organizations; however, there is evidence that such claims are ‘rationalised myths’. This article is concerned with the perceived effect of micropolitics on academic careers ...
  • Halpin, Brendan (Department of Sociology: University of Limerick, 2015)
    The MICT package provides a method for multiple imputation for categorical time-series data such as lifecourse or employment-status histories that preserves longitudinal consistency, using a monotonic series of ...
  • Gray, Breda (Dublin City University, 2006)
    Integration and how it is to be achieved have only recently become objects of policy and discussion in Ireland. Approaches to integration in Ireland are influenced by: the integration policies of those countries with ...
  • Dillon, Niamh (SAHkartelll, 2018)
    Issues relating to the welfare of asylum-seekers are relatively recent in the Irish context. This is largely due to the historically low numbers of people seeking refuge in Ireland for a variety of geographical and ...
  • Joyce, Sindy (University of Limerick, 2018)
    This thesis is an ethnography of how young Travellers experience and negotiate urban space in the city of Galway, Ireland. This research builds upon the understanding that our relationships to space are mediated through ...
  • Gray, Breda (SAGE Publications, 2018)
    The proliferation of migrant social media campaigns calling for a ‘Yes’ vote in the Irish Marriage Equality referendum (May 2015) raises new questions about the conventions of political participation and non-resident ...
  • Cunneen, Jacinta Mary (University of Limerick, 2012)
    Policy makers everywhere are confronted by complex problems and public agencies strive to find effective solutions in a context of dwindling resources and increased demands. This study examines how a partnership, among ...
  • Halpin, Brendan (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2012)
    As holistic analysis of life-course sequences becomes more common, using optimal matching (OM) and other approaches the problem of missing data becomes more serious. Longitudinal data is prone to missingness in ways that ...
  • Power, Martin J.; O'Flynn, Micheal; Courtois, Aline; Kennedy, Margaret (Institute for Education Policy Studies, 2013)
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  • 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 ...
  • Neary, Aoife; Gray, Breda; O'Sullivan, Mary (Irish Research CouncilIrish Research Council, 2013)
    New Foundations: School “Ethos” and LGBT Sexualities took place on the 17th of May 2013 at the University of Limerick.
  • Rossitto, Chiara; Pinatti de Carvalho, Aparecido Fabiano; Ciolfi, Luigina; Lampinen, Airi; Gray, Breda (IISI – Internationales Institut für Sozio-Informatik, 2017)
    In this issue we explore the conceptual, analytical and design challenges inherent in the notion of “Nomadic Culture”. The papers included highlight how research on mobility has contributed to the CSCW community, while ...
  • de Carvalho, Aparecido Fabiano Pinatti; Rossitto, Chiara; Lampinen, Airi; Ciolfi, Luigina; Gray, Breda (IISI - International Institute for Socio-Informatics, 2017)
    In this issue we explore the conceptual, analytical and design challenges inherent in the notion of “Nomadic Culture”. The papers included highlight how research on mobility has contributed to the CSCW community, while ...
  • Halpin, Brendan (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2008)
    The Optimal Matching Algorithm is widely used for sequenace analysis in sociology. It has a natural interpretation for discrete-time sequences, but is also widely used for life history data, which is continuous in time. ...
  • O'Connor, Pat (Economic and Social Studies, 1996)
    Over the past five years increasing attention has been paid to the importance of what Witz and Savage (1992) have described as the gendered nature of organizations. This paper focuses on what they have called the “significance ...
  • O'Keeffe, Brendan; O'Connor, Pat (Oak Tree Press, 2001)
    This chapter looks at children’s attitudes towards Travellers. It focuses on children in fourth class in primary school (i.e. aged 9-11 years) since it is at this stage that they are likely to be aware of socially and ...
  • Haynes, Amanda; Schweppe, Jennifer; Carr, James; Carmody, Niamh; Enright, Shannen (2015)
    In October 2014 the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, in association with the NGO Working Party on Hate Crime, commissioned the Hate and Hostility Research Group at the University of Limerick to investigate the case for ...

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