Applied Social Studies

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Applied Social Studies

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  • Dalton, Caroline; Kingston, Anna; Martin, Anne Marie; O'Riordan, Jacqui; Caples, Maria; Edward, Claire (National Disability Authority, 2014-12)
    This study found that natural community supports were comprised of two distinct groupings; firstly immediate families, friends and peer support groups; secondly neighbours and local community groups such as sporting and ...
  • Leane, Máire (Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement, 2008-01)
    Drawing on an understanding of the public sphere as a multiplicity of communicative and discursive spaces this paper examines the constructions of mothers, mothering and motherhood which emerged in recent debates about ...
  • O'Riordan, Jacqui; Ó hÁdhmaill, Féilim (School of Applied Social Studies, University College Cork, 2014)
    This report provides an update to research conducted in 2008 on the experiences and access to supports available to family carers in Cork and published as Hearing Family Carers (O’Riordan, O’hAdhmaill and Duggan 2010). It ...
  • Burns, Kenneth (Social Work Development Unit, University College Cork, 2014-10)
    Practice Links is a free e-publication for practitioners working in Irish social services, voluntary and nongovernmental sectors. Practice Links was created to enable practitioners to keep up-to-date with new publications, ...