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Family Support as an Approach to Working with Children and Families in Ireland: An Explorative Study of Past and Present Perspectives among Pioneers and Practitioners
In Ireland, the value and merit of Family Support as an approach to working with children is debated and contested. From a policy and practice perspective, Family Support is at times recognised and applauded as a worthwhile ...
Last of the hunters or the next scientists? Arguments for and against the inclusion of fishers and their knowledge in mainstream fisheries management
The concept of fishers' knowledge is one that has largely been marginalised in mainstream fisheries management, often characterised by soft ecological narratives and social insights when the bias of fisheries managers is ...
Recessionary tales: an investigation into how intellectually disabled young people, and their families, experienced the economic downturn
(NUI Galway, 2018-09-26)
This study presents an original contribution to knowledge through investigating the impact and lived experience of economic recession for intellectually disabled young people and their families in Ireland, who use services ...
Building educational partnerships: An illustration of the disparities between policy and practice of the Home, School and Community Liaison Programme through an exploration of the challenges that HSCL Coordinators experience in its implementation
(NUI Galway, 2019-03-20)
Poverty inhibits pupils from reaching their full educational potential. A body of literature exists which suggests that pupils experiencing financial deprivation or who have parents with lower levels of education are more ...
Society, Power and Climate Change: A social critique of public climate change receptivity in Ireland
This project examines public receptivity to climate change in Ireland and how this receptivity is connected to the structure of Irish society and the translation of 'climate change' into that society. It provides a ...