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Understanding the farmer-farm relationship in later life
Research from NUI Galway looks at the complex and deeply emotional relationships older farmers have with their farms, and the impact this has on family farm transfer.
Artists as workers in the rural; precarious livelihoods, sustaining rural futures
This paper explores rural-based artists' experiences of achieving sustainable livelihoods in rural localities as part of emerging discussions about the significance of culture and the cultural economy for rural development ...
Employment and population, 1996-2016: growth, recession and delayed recovery
(Geography Publications, 2018)
Introduction The two decades from 1996 to 2016 included a period of rapid economic growth internationally, until about 2008, followed by a deep recession from which many countries are still recovering.1 These changes ...
Towards a practice-theoretical classification of sustainable energy consumption initiatives: Insights from social scientific energy research in 30 European countries
Reducing residential energy use and related CO2 emissions across society requires approaches that understand energy demand as dependent on the performance of a range of interconnected social practices, which includes aspects ...
Irish migration and return: continuities and changes over time
(Geographical Society of Ireland, 2016)
The return of first generation migrants to the Republic of Ireland (RoI) is well documented since the 1980s, based on studies that adopt both structural and more humanistic approaches but continuities and changes over ...
Developing a sustainable food strategy for large organizations: The importance of context in shaping procurement and consumption practices
Organizations such as hospitals, educational institutions and workplaces feed thousands of people every day and are key intermediaries in the food system. They are in a position to significantly shape the production, ...
Imaginaries and practices: learning from ENERGISE about the integration of social sciences with the EU Energy Union
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018-08-24)
This chapter aims (1) to identify problematic framings relating to the integration of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) research with the developing EU Energy Union and (2) to account for the practice of SSH-related ...