Recent Submissions

  • Peasantry and the search for the Irish welfare state 

    McKee, Jarlath (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Social Work and Social Policy, 2007)
    This thesis attempts to provide a reconceptualisation of the origins of Irish social policy. It begins by trying to place Ireland in the comparative debates on 'worlds of welfare'. It proceeds further by using established texts ...
  • Exploring older adults' intergenerational friendships: from homophily to an all-age identity 

    ELLIOTT O'DARE, CATHERINE (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Work & Social Policy. Discipline of Social Studies, 2019)
    Intergenerational friendship is a friendship between a chronologically old and a significantly younger adult. Influenced by the principle of homophily ('birds of a feather flock together'), research has predominately focused ...
  • "Why would straight people think of it if we don't?" Intimate partner abuse amongst women in same sex relationships 

    CAHILL, LYNNE MARY (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Work & Social Policy. Discipline of Social Studies, 2019)
    This thesis presents an in-depth understanding of the phenomenon of intimate partner (IPA) between an adult sample of non-heterosexual women living in Ireland who experienced IPA in a female-to-female relationship. The ...
  • Hoping and coping: Understanding the experience of people with malignant glioma 

    O'KEEFFE, SORCHA (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Work & Social Policy. Discipline of Social Studies, 2019)
    Overall median survival for malignant glioma or ‘brain tumour’ is limited; few patients will survive longer than two years, while many will live in a prolonged state of dependency with high attendant care needs, early ...
  • The housing paths and residential experiences of Polish newcomers to Dublin, Ireland 

    Smith, Alana (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Social Work and Social Policy, 2012)
    Dublin city’s economic expansion and retraction have a cyclical effect with the housing market which is also impacted by the migration patterns of citizens from new member states of the European Union. Little is known about ...

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