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  • Jiang, Yichen (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2009-11)
    This article analyses the perspectives that undergraduate students have on alcohol-related issues. Key differences and distinctions between relevant terms are introduced, namely alcoholism, alcohol abuse and heavy drinking, ...
  • Anketell, Stephanie (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2009-11)
    This paper poses a number of important questions with regards to women and their role both historically and currently in the Irish State Welfare system. It sets out to highlight the inequalities which suppressed females ...
  • Barnes, Cliona; Haynes, Amanda; Neville, Patricia; Power, Martin (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2009-11)
  • Ní Chearúil, Niamh (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2009-11)
    In the following article the author examines the negative stereotyping of lone mothers. She establishes the existence of stereotypes and explains their functionality in supporting a neo-liberal agenda. She asserts that ...
  • Kennedy, Margaret (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2009-11)
    Despite generally being neglected in sociological research, the study of elite schooling provides valuable insights into how educational exclusion operates. The term ‘elite school’ in this paper refers to a small set of ...
  • Healy, Lisa (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2009-11)
    This paper is concerned with the manner in which Marx envisages the nuclear family unit as being designed to support the continuity of the capitalist system and the positions of privilege it perpetuates. The suitability ...
  • O’Donovan, Fiona (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2009-11)
    This article presents a sociological analysis of current Irish identity using two strands of globalization theory: regressive nationalism and glocalization. It is submitted that Irish society in multicultural, globalized ...
  • Keary, Brian (Department of Sociology, University of Limerick, 2009-11)
    Over the last few decades and with increasing rapidity the elite of the developed world, largely western, male and white have been forced into the realisation that society as it is presently constituted is not viable.This ...

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