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  • Limited English proficient (LEP) immigrants in Ireland's District Court 

    Waterhouse, Kathryn (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Social Work and Social Policy, 2010)
    The methodology used is exploratory, and Involves a triangulation of four research methods. The first method is ethnographic non-participant observation; over the course of seven months hundreds of cases were observed in ...
  • Child sexual abuse : underneath the state response 

    Ronan, Samantha Catherine (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Social Work and Social Policy, 2007)
    This study explores the ways in which the social problem of child sexual abuse is conceptualised and responded to within state and social systems in the Republic of Ireland, with an especial focus on the Irish state child ...
  • Gender and career progression in the financial services 

    Quinlan, Maria (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Social Work and Social Policy, 2013)
    This thesis is an exploration of gender and how it affects career progression within the financial services in Ireland. Research has found that the financial services is a particularly difficult industry for women in terms ...
  • Stigma and identity : an exploration of drug use in West Dublin 

    O'Reilly, Laura (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Social Work and Social Policy, 2014)
    This thesis presents an exploratory qualitative study of the lives and experiences of drug users throughout their drug using and drug treatment careers. The research sample consists of thirty three drug users from two ...
  • Participant or bystander? : Explaining the nature of older people's participation in the acute hospital discharge process in Ireland 

    O'Brien, Marita (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Social Work and Social Policy, 2010)
    Discharge from acute hospital can represent a major life transition for older people with complex or chronic illnesses. Their participation in decision-making about future care and its location is essential to their human ...

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