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  • Essays on the causes and consequences of international migration 

    Elsner, Benjamin (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Economics, 2012)
    This thesis is a collection of three essays on the economic consequences of international migration. The first chapter studies the impact of emigration on wages in the sending countries. It exploits a change in the migration ...
  • Strategic incentives of political parties : policy-making, ideological positioning, & election campaigning 

    Cunningham, Kevin (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Political Science, 2014)
    This three-paper thesis explores three instruments of party strategy: the party’s policy implementations, the party’s ideological positioning, and the targeting of their political campaigns. In each case we explore how ...
  • Social background and intra-party attitudes in Ireland 

    Courtney, Michael (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Political Science, 2014)
    This thesis examines the extent to which the distribution of politicians’ social background characteristics is associated with attitude variation within political parties. It addresses the research question with quantitative ...
  • Coprolalia and Shibboleths : musical and textual interaction in the Breakcore room 

    Whelan, Andrew (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Sociology, 2007)
    This thesis is an ethnographic account of a musically oriented online milieu. It draws primarily on discourse analysis, ethnomethodology, semantic anthropology, and sociolinguistics to critically explore the interaction ...
  • Cosmopolitanism and Irish foreign policy : a case study analysis 

    Ward, Eilís (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Political Science, 2000)
    This thesis sets out to explore cosmopolitanism as a position within International Relations theory in the context of the activism of Irish Non-governmental Organisations (NGO) in Irish foreign policy. NGOs are posited as ...

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