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Chiquita Brands and the banana business: brands and labour relations transformations
This paper reports the results of research investigating the evolution of environmentally and socially responsible strategies and practices within the banana industry. An historical overview of a major multinational ...
'The UN "Beijing Platform for Action" 1995-2005: Local Global Political Spaces, NGO Advocacy, and Governmental Responses in the Republic of Ireland',
Introduction September 2005 marks the tenth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing 1995) and the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA) by 189 governments, including Ireland. From February ...
Linking Local and Global Feminist Advocacy: Framing Women's Rights as Human Rights in the Republic of Ireland
This article argues that global-level feminist advocacy in the 1990s has had a significant impact within feminist advocacy in the Republic of Ireland. An important manifestation of this is the growing engagement of groups ...
A Green Agenda for the Irish Renewable Energy Sector
Tight Clusters or Loose Networks? The Critical Role of Inward FDI in Cluster Creation
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of inward foreign direct investment (FDI) in instigating a clustering process. In particular, the study examines the situation in which FDI is initially attracted to a ...
The Role of MNCs in Knowledge Accumulation, Absorption and Utilization in Indigenous Irish firms: A case study of the Galway Medical Technology Cluster
This study examines the multifaceted role of MNCs in capabilities development of indigenous firms within a high-tech industrial cluster. The paper explores how MNCs and indigenous firms are involved in producing related ...
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 ...
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 ...
Capabilities & Competitiveness: A Methodological Approach for Understanding Irish Economic Transformation
(CISC, NUI Galway, 2010-06)
Environmental Voluntary Approaches: The Irish Experience.
(Irish Academy of Management, 2004)