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Energy biographies: Exploring the intersections between lives, practices and contexts
Individual consumption and behaviour change has become a key area of attention in European and Irish sustainable development policy. To date, policy approaches to consumption have been informed by individualised models of ...
Medicalisation in Ireland - A mixed methods analysis using the case of statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
(NUI Galway, 2019-05-29)
Statins are a class of drugs that lower blood cholesterol levels and were originally used to prevent further recurrences in those with a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Over time, their use has been extended to ...
Coming 'Home': place, belonging and second-generation return migration from England to Ireland
(NUI Galway, 2018-09-28)
This thesis contributes to the growing academic interest in the second-generation of migrants and the connections they maintain with their parental places of origin. It focuses on the children of the Irish emigrants to ...