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From Women's Rights to Gender Mainstreaming: an Examination of International Gender Norms in the Republic of Ireland
(Queens University Belfast, 2004)
Exploring geographic variation in corporate broadband adoption; evidence from Irish small- and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs)
We explore the context-speci c determinants of broadband takeup among small- and medium- sized enterprises (SMEs), attempting to shed some light on the sources of the considerable geographic variation in particular. We ...
A Balancing Act: Managing the global-local dimensions of industrial clusters through the mechanism of 'lead' organisations
The purpose of this paper is to investigate 'leading' organisations in a region to understand how the balance between the global and local dimensions can be managed by clusters. Two cases of industrial clusters are employed ...
Barnardos Family Welfare Conference Project, South Tipperary: Evaluation Report
(The Child and Family Research Centre, NUI, Galway, 2009-01)
The Barnardos Family Welfare Conference (FWC) service in South Tipperary was established in 2006. The service aims to improve the welfare of children and young people in South Tipperary through use of the FWC model. It ...
The Development of Monitoring Tools for ISPCC Services
The ISPCC Citizen Child Strategy (ISPCC, 2005) includes a proposal to evaluate the effect of its work. In order to undertake such an evaluation, a system of performance and outcome measurement that was valid and reliable ...
Inward foreign investment and the clustering process: the case of the medical technology sector in Ireland
This paper investigates how, if at all, inward foreign investment can instigate a clustering process when such investment is initially attracted to a region as a result of targeted public policy rather than the existence ...
Cosmopolitan Feminism and Human Rights
Reilly offers an account of cosmopolitan feminism as emancipatory political practice in an age of globalization. This entails a critical engagement with international human rights law; a global feminist consciousness that ...
An Evaluation of the Educational Action Research (EAR) Project, Athlone
(Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2009-01)
Athlone Community Taskforce (ACT) established the Educational Action Research (EAR) Project in 2005 to strengthen the ability of young people in the Athlone area to make a successful transition from primary to post-primary school
The Struggle for Cultural Recognition and Women's Human Rights: Lessons from the Experience of Irish Traveller Women
(Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, 2005)
The 1990s global campaign for women's human rights is most associated with achieving international recognition of violence against women as a human rights issue. However, the campaign has mostly side-stepped the issue of ...
Domestic violence in Ireland: an overview of national strategic policy and relevant international literature on prevention and intervention initiatives in service provision.
(Child and Family Research Centre, 2008-02)
In order to address the problem of domestic violence from a strategic and evidence-based perspective it is necessary to have a broad understanding of the current national and international policy and practice initiatives ...