Recent Submissions

  • Education, religion and the "first destinations" of recent school-leavers in Northern Ireland 

    Murphy, Anthony; Shuttleworth, Ian (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1997)
    Data from a cross-section survey of recent school-leavers in Northern Ireland are used to examine the relationship between family and educational background and "first destinations" approximately 6 to 9 months after leaving ...
  • Regulating late modern childrearing in Ireland 

    Thorpe, David (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1997)
    Child Welfare agencies across the developed world have experienced an past twenty years or so. Almost all these changes have occurred under the heading of "Child Protection", a quite distinctive and identifiable way of ...
  • Care provision and dependency in long-stay institutions 

    O'Shea, Eamon; Murray, Peter (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1997)
    This paper investigates the empirical relationship between the dependency characteristics of elderly residents and the amount of care provided by health care professionals in a selected number of long-stay institutions in ...
  • Segmented labour markets and earnings in Ireland 

    Hughes, Gerard; Nolan, Brian (Economic & Social Research Institute, Dublin, 1997)
    Segmented labour market theory rests on two central tenets. The first is that it is meaningful to distinguish between primary labour markets providing "good" jobs with high wages and stable employment and secondary labour ...

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