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Intellectual Imposters?- We Should be so Lucky!:Towards an Irish Public Sphere
(Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2009)
Looking back on the challenge posed to critical theory by the publication in 1999 of Sokal and Bricmont’s book, Intellectual Impostures, this essay argues that the latter was at least evidence of the ongoing vitality of ...
Combating Social Disadvantage in Social Housing Estates:The policy implications of a ten-year follow-up study .
(Combat Poverty Agency, The Poverty Research Initiative., 2011-02)
Smuggling Zebras for Lunch: Media framing of asylum seekers in the Irish print media.
(Presses Universitaires de Rennes., 2005)
In this paper we offer a critical account of Irish print media coverage of recent immigration. Using data from the year 2002 we consider how both broadsheet and tabloid print media have sought to explain the issues surrounding ...
Urban specialisation complementarity and spatial development strategies on the island of Ireland.
(Institute of Public Administration, 2013)
Complementarity is one of the key concepts underlying the spatial development strategies introduced on the island of Ireland a decade ago. While neither Northern Ireland’s Regional Development Strategy nor Ireland’s ...
Irish Catholics, French Cartesians: Irish Reactions to Cartesianism in France, 1671-1726
(Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2004)
Ireland, Empire and Utopia: Irish Postcolonial Criticism and the Utopian Impulse
(Routledge Taylor and Francis, 2010)
This article is a response to Bill Ashcroft’s ‘Critical Utopias’, which appeared in this journal in 2007. In his earlier piece, Ashcroft offered a summary genealogy of the historical and literary historical links between ...
Postcolonial Passages: Migration and Cinematic Form in Michael Haneke’s "Hidden" and Alan Gilsenan’s "Zulu 9"
(Taylor and Francis, 2011)
This essay examines two recent cinematic productions from France and Ireland, respectively: Michael Haneke’s Hidden and Alan Gilsenan’s Zulu 9. These two films are considered comparatively in terms of migration, postcolonial ...
Ireland and Ecocriticism: An Introduction
Contemporary Irish history, specifically that of the past twenty years, saw the nature of the relationship between people and land alter dramatically and, in large part, detrimentally. So that while ‘land’ and ‘value’ have ...
Regional and local development in Ireland – the potential of LEADER partnerships to provide municipal government
(Lex Localis- Institute of local government and public procurement Maribor., 2009)
Emerging economic and social challenges prompted EU and national authorities to initiate and support localised or area-based partnership approaches to development. Such approaches involve enabling representatives froth the ...
Supporting enterprise development in rural areas
There are many types of rural areas – each with their own distinctive development needs and resource potentials. Consequently, enterprise development strategies need to avoid a ‘one size fits all approach,’ and must take ...