Recent Submissions

  • Unionist state and the outdoor relief riots of 1932 

    Bew, Paul; Norton, Christopher (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1979)
    This paper breaks with the monolithic conception of the Unionist State in the inter-war period. It argues that the State apparatuses were characterised by an intense populist/anti-populist division. It takes a significant ...
  • Non-wage costs, employment and hours of work in Irish manufacturing industry 

    Kirwan, F.X. (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1979)
    This paper presents a recursive model of the short-run demand for workers and hours in Irish industry. On the assumption that employers minimise costs, the optimal employment/hours mix is shown to be a function of the ratio ...
  • Social definition in child-care in the Irish republic - models of the child and child-care intervention 

    O'Sullivan, Denis (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1979)
    This paper developed from a case study of an Irish child-care institution and considers some fundamental definitions in child care in the Irish Republic. Three main aspects are explored: the transition from a social risk ...
  • Protectionism and product harmonization in the EEC 

    McCarthy, John (Economic & Social Studies, Dublin, 1979)
    This work examines resistance to the harmonisation of performance, safety, and labeling criteria within the EEC. A theoretical treatment of possible protective and non-protective reasons for the delays encountered in ...

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