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Ageing in changing community contexts: cross-border perspectives from rural Ireland and Northern Ireland
Ongoing demographic, social, economic and cultural changes point to the dynamic and continually changing contexts of rural areas in Ireland and Northern Ireland. However, the influence of such changes on the lives of older ...
Exploring Community Perceptions of the relationship between age and social exclusion in rural areas
This paper aims to explore, for the first time, community perceptions of the relationship between age and social exclusion in rural areas of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Design/methodology/approach The ...
Participatory action research with and within community activist groups: Capturing the collective experience of Ireland's Community and Voluntary Pillar in social partnershiprganisations in Ireland,
(SAGE Journals, 2012-07-18)
This paper advances knowledge of roles played by Civil Society Organisations (CSO s) when negotiating the shift from boom time public expenditure to a programme of austerity. The study focuses on the Republic of Ireland, ...
Is rural Ireland a good place in which to grow old?
(First Trusk Bank, 2010-12)
The theme of ageing in rural areas has gained increasing attention from policy makers and researchers in the last few decades in a situation where older people now often comprise a disproportionately larger share of ...
Participatory action research with and within community activist groups: Capturing the collective experience of Ireland's Community and Voluntary Pillar in social partnership
(SAGE Journals Online, 2012)
The inclusion of community activists in policy planning is increasingly recognized at thehighest international level. This article shows how the use of Participatory ActionResearch (PAR) can present a deeper and more ...
Working later in the USA and Ireland: implications for precariously and securely employed women
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-07-17)
Policies to extend working life (EWL) assume homogeneous workers face similar choices about working longer: this may be difficult for women, workers in physically onerous jobs or in low-paid precarious employment. Work-life ...