Recent Submissions

  • The role of telematics in integrating Ireland into Europe's information society 

    Grimes, Seamus; Collins, Patrick (Taylor & Francis, 2002)
    This article is an evaluation of Ireland’s participation in the Telematics Applications Programme (TAP), which was part of the European Commission’s Fourth Framework Programme for the period 1994–1998. TAP was primarily ...
  • China's evolving role in Apple's global value chain 

    Grimes, Seamus; Sun, Yutao (Taylor & Francis, 2016-07-27)
    Using Apple s 2015 published list of supplier companies and their subsidiaries, this paper analyses how one of the world s most significant lead technology companies and its network of core and non-core suppliers have ...
  • Book review: Human Incumbrances: Political Violence and the Great Irish Famine 

    Morrissey, John (SAGE Publications, 2012-11-15)
    In 1860, the Irish nationalist writer John Mitchell avowed that ‘The Almighty, indeed, sent the potato blight, but the English created the famine’ (from The Last Conquest of Ireland (Perhaps)). The aphorism quickly became ...
  • Consideration of coastal risk in the Irish spatial planning process 

    Flannery, Wesley; Lynch, Kevin; Ó Cinnéide, Micheál (Elsevier, 2014-11-29)
    The vulnerability of coastal areas to associated hazards is increasing due to population growth, development pressure and climate change. It is incumbent on coastal governance regimes to address the vulnerability of coastal ...
  • Comments on marine litter in oceans, seas and beaches: Characteristics and impacts 

    Anfuso, G.; Lynch, Kevin; Williams, A.T.; Perales, J.A.; Pereira da Silva, J.A.; Nogueira Mendes, R.; Maanan, M.; Pretti, C.; Pranzini, E.; Winter, C.; Verdejo, E.; Ferreira, M.; Veiga, J. (JSciMed Central, 2015-06-11)
    Abstract Marine litter is observed along shorelines, pelagic, benthic marine and lake systems all around the globe. On beaches, litter creates aesthetic and related economic problems because a clean beach is one of the ...
  • The fetch effect on aeolian sediment transport on a sandy beach: a case study from Magilligan Strand, Northern Ireland 

    Lynch, Kevin; Jackson, Derek W. T.; Cooper, J. Andrew G. (Wiley, 2016-04-22)
    Experiments were conducted on Magilligan Strand, Northern Ireland, to assess the influence of the fetch effect on aeolian sediment transport. During each experiment surface sediments were uniformly dry and unhindered by ...
  • Geoeconomics in the Long War 

    Morrissey, John (Wiley, 2015-09-15)
    In Neil Smith's American Empire (2003, University of California Press), he makes the case that the current moment of US global ambition is characterized by a network of imperial power that is exercised in the first place ...
  • Securitizing instability: The US military and full spectrum operations 

    Morrissey, John (SAGE Publications, 2015-01-01)
    This paper examines the recent broadening of the US military’s overseas mission into what it calls ‘full spectrum operations’ and critiques how it is being enabled by what I term ‘full spectrum law’. The paper explores the ...
  • US Central Command and liberal imperial reach: 'Shaping the Central Region for the 21st Century' 

    Morrissey, John (Wiley, 2014-11-26)
    For over 30 years, the grand strategy of one of the most important commands in the US military, Central Command (CENTCOM), has consistently held fast to a commitment to neoliberal capitalism and an ostensibly free-market ...
  • Field-based learning: the challenge of practising participatory knowledge 

    Morrissey, John; Clavin, Alma; Reilly, Kathy (Taylor & Francis, 2013-05-14)
    In 2009, Geography at National University of Ireland, Galway, launched a new taught master's programme, the MA in Environment, Society and Development. The vision for the programme was to engage students in the analysis ...
  • Participative critical enquiry in graduate field-based learning 

    Reilly, Kathy; Clavin, Alma; Morrissey, John (Taylor & Francis, 2015-10-09)
    This paper outlines a critical pedagogic approach to field-based learning (FBL) at graduate level. Drawing on student experience stemming from a FBL module and as part of an MA programme in Environment, Society and ...
  • Governing the academic subject: Foucault, governmentality and the performing university 

    Morrissey, John (Taylor & Francis, 2013-11-19)
    Drawing on research conducted at National University of Ireland, Galway, this paper explores how senior managers at an Irish university are seeking to measure and facilitate academic performance in the context of national ...
  • Interview with Séamus Grimes, Emeritus Professor, NUI Galway, Ireland 

    Grimes, Seamus (IDATE DigiWorld, 2017)
    [No abstract available}
  • The moral dimension of third world development 

    Grimes, Seamus (Irish Province of the Society of Jesus, 1997)
    The 1987 Encyclical of Pope John Paul II, Solicitudo Rei Socialis is a most remarkable statement on the problem of development, particularly in relation to the Third World. While following the tradition of the social ...
  • Economic well-being in the Ballymote rural area: myth and reality 

    Grimes, Seamus; O'Donohue, Brendan (Irish Province of the Society of Jesus, 1996)
    Despite the many negative indicators such as falling population and high emigration which are characteristic of the Northwest, the town of Ballymote appears to be booming. In explaining this apparent contradiction, ...
  • Impact of crime on the rural elderly 

    Breen, E.; Fogarty, G; Burke, G.; Grimes, Seamus (Irish Medical Organisation, 1990-03)
    Two hundred and seven persons over 65 years of age were interviewed to determine the impact of crime on their lives. The setting was during a much publicised series of assaults on the rural elderly in their homes. Seventy ...
  • School choice and school catchment: Post‐primary education in Galway city 

    Grimes, Seamus (Taylor & Francis, 1984)
    While research to date at the national level has adequately illustrated the nature and extent of class bias in Irish education, there has been little attempt to examine the spatial organisation of the system at the local ...
  • Non-agricultural employment in northwestern Ireland: a peripheral region in the 1970s 

    Grimes, Seamus (Geographical Society of Ireland, 1987)
    Considerable spatial variation characterized the pattern of return migration and subsequent house construction during the 1970s in the northwest. Ireland's poorest and most peripheral region. Underlying this pattern of ...
  • Agricultural policy and land tenure in an Irish marginal country 

    Grimes, Seamus (Geographical Society of Ireland, 1988)
    This paper has a twofold objective. Firstly, recent land policy both at EEC and Irish government levels is evaluated from the perspective of the small family farm in County Lcitrim. one of Ireland's most marginal farming ...
  • Beyond economics: redefining development 

    Grimes, Seamus (De Gruyter Open, 1992)
    Since the short-lived interlude of impressive growth and prosperity in the 1970s, the dual scourges of involuntary emigration and high unemployment have returned to plague Irish society. Having increasingly become part ...

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