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  • O'Connor, Pat (National University of Galway, 2003)
    The reality of discrimination within the university system has been recognised by, for example, the Committee of Vice Chancellors and Principals in the UK (CVCP, 1991), and the President of MIT in the US (MIT, 1999). In a ...
  • Cooper, Charlotte Rachel Mary (University of Limerick, 2012)
    Over my 20 year involvement with the movement, I have come to notice that scant attention is paid to fat activism. Despite intensified interest in fat in 21st century Western culture, the richness of fat activism is not ...
  • Power, Martin J.; Barnes, Cliona (Limerick Regeneration Agencies and Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences University of Limerick, 2011)
    This research study sought to begin the process of auditing experiences and concerns related to community safety in and around Southill and Ballinacurra Weston. We have endeavoured to explore, identify and document the ...
  • O'Connor, Pat; O'Hagan, Clare; Gray, Breda (SAGE Publications, 2017)
    This article describes a typological framework with axes relating to career and (non-work) relationship commitment to show how a specific cohort of women enact femininity(ies) in the context of the institutionalised practices ...
  • O'Connor, Pat (Routledge: Taylor & Francis, 2003)
    no abstract available
  • O'Hagan, Clare; O'Connor, Pat; Veronesi, Liria; Mich, Ornella; Sağlamer, Gulsun; Tan, Mine; Caglayan, Hulya (EU, 2015)
    Executive Summary: The purpose of this action-research project is to effect structural and cultural change in higher level education and research institutes, and particularly in their decision-making bodies and processes ...
  • O'Connor, Pat (New York: Harvester-Wheatsheaf, 1992)
    No abstract available
  • Power, Martin J.; Haynes, Amanda; Devereux, Eoin (School of Media, Dublin Institute of Technology, 2012)
    International research indicates that recessionary periods may be accompanied by a decline in the quality of relations between the majority population and migrant groups as the latter are at risk of being scapegoated for ...
  • O'Connor, Pat (Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, 2010)
  • O'Connor, Pat; Carvalho, Teresa; Vabo, Agnete; Cardoso, Sónia (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015)
    This chapter is concerned with describing and critically evaluating the literature on the existence of and explanations for gender imbalances in higher education (HE) focusing particularly on girls’ increasing access to ...
  • Schweppe, Jennifer; Haynes, Amanda (2019)
    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 ...

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