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Reports and books


Recent Publications

  • Lotty, M., Bantry-White, E., & Dunn-Galvin, A. (2022). Towards a More Comprehensive Understanding of Fostering Connections: The Trauma-Informed Foster Care Programme: A Mixed Methods Approach with Data Integration.  International Journal of Child, Youth and Family Studies13(1), 1-29.

  • Lotty, M. (2021).Making Sense of the Practice of Trauma-informed Care: A Response to the need to implement Trauma-informed Care into front-line practice. The Irish Social Worker, Winter, 160-171.
  • Lotty, M & Lynch, S. (2021). Finding the Common Ground: families, relationships, and child-focused practice in foster care. The Irish Social Worker,Winter, 128-145.
  • Staunton, C. (2021) Rape Myth Acceptance, Gender Inequality and Male Sexual Entitlement: A Commentary on the Implications for Victims of Sexual Violence in Irish Society. International Journal of Nursing and Health Care Research (ISSN: 2688-9501)
  • Ó Tuama, S. (2020) Learning Neighbourhoods: Lifelong learning, Community and Sustainability in Cork Learning City. Andragoška spoznanja/Studies in Adult Education and Learning, 2020, 26(1), 53-65.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2019). Community-Engaged Universities: Approaches and Context. Adult Learning, 30(3), 95-98

  • Johnson, M., Danvers, E., Hinton-Smith, T., Atkinson, K., Bowden, G., Foster, J., .Ó Tuama, S., Williams, S. (2019). Higher Education Outreach: Examining Key Challenges for Academics. British Journal of Educational Studies, 67(4), 469-491. 

  • O'Sullivan, S., O'Tuama, S., & Kenny, L. (2017). Universities as key responders to education inequality. Global Discourse, 7(4), 527. 

  • Ó Tuama, S., Fitzgerald, H., Sandmann, L. and Votruba, J, (2017)’Engaged Universities: Beneficial Exchanges’ in International Compendium of Adult & Continuing Education Vol 4. A. Knox, S. Conceição, and L Martin (Eds). Sterling, VA. Stylus Publishing.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2016) ‘Adult education and reflexive activation: prioritizing recognition, respect, dignity and capital accumulation. European Journal for Research on the Education and Learning of Adults, 7 (1)107-118. 

  • Ó Tuama, S. and O’Sullivan, S. (2015) Designing and Implementing Learning Neighbourhoods in Cork’s UNESCO Learning City project paper at Commission for International Adult Education (CIAE) Conference, Oklahoma.

  • Ó Tuama, S. and Krober, E. (2015) Collaborating for a better Europe: Good Ideas for the good line in University Lifelong Learning, paper at 47th EUCEN Conference, Istanbul.

  • Ó Tuama, S (2014) ‘Recognition, Respect, Dignity and Capital Accumulation: Putting the adult learner into the centre of things’ paper at Commission for International Adult Education (CIAE) Conference, Charleston

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2014) ‘Learning as capital accumulation and not just skill accumulation’ paper at 2nd International Conference of the ESREA Research Network 'Working Life and Learning', Osnabruck.

  • El Amoud, L. and Ó Tuama, S (2014) ‘Breaking Down Barriers To University-Business Cooperation In The University: Change Through Incentivisation’ paper at 2014 University-Industry Interaction Conference, Barcelona.

  • Denayer, W. and Ó Tuama, S (2014) Forgetting Economics paper at Anthropological Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Sligo.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2013) ‘A Networking University and Lifelong Learning in an EcoWeLL City’ paper at Glasgow: A City of the Future - the EcoWeLL Approach for 2020, Conference, Glasgow.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2013) ‘Expert-lay relations in the policy process’, Annual Celsius Conference, Dublin City University, Dublin.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2013) Delivering UCC’s Adult Education & Lifelong Learning Mission: 2013-2017 (Strategic Plan), University College Cork, Cork.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2012) ‘Prospects for Constitutional Democracy in Ireland’ in Carolan, E. (Ed) The Constitution of Ireland: Perspectives and Prospects. London: Bloomsbury.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2011) ‘Revisiting the Irish Constitution and De Valera’s Grand Vision’ Irish Journal of Legal Studies, 2 (2) 54-87.

  • Buckley, J. and O Tuama, S. (2010) 'I send the wife to the doctor: Men’s behaviour as health consumers'. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 34: 587-595

  • Gaetz, S. and Ó Tuama, S. (2010) 'Outside the Rights Wall: youth homelessness and the denial of respect and human rights' in Besosa, M. et al (Eds.). Walls, Fences, Borders, and Boundaries: Essays on Social Exclusion, Inclusion and Integration. Dubuque: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2009) 'Rights, Recognition and Contingency: opening a discussion on a right to have rights' in: Ó Tuama, S. (ed.). Critical Turns in Critical Theory: New Directions in Social and Political Thought. London: IB Tauris.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2009) ‘The use of learning journals in human rights teaching: A novel initiative in reflective learning’, Political Studies Association, Annual Conference, Manchester.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2009) Key Players or Cameos: Science and Technology Policy and Customers, Stakeholders and Citizens [Revised] William Thompson Working Papers, 17. Cork: University College Cork.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2009) Critical Turns in Critical Theory: New Directions in Social and Political Thought (Book). London: I.B. Tauris.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2008) 'Judicial review under the Irish Constitution: More American than Commonwealth'. Electronic Journal of Comparative Law, 12 (2). 

  • Denayer, W. and Ó Tuama, S. (2008) 'A critique of Polanyi's Modes of Economic Production'. Irish Journal of Anthropology, 11 (2): 5-18.

  • Denayer, W and Ó Tuama, S. (2008) Centre for Sustainable Livelihoods and Cork City Council, Unit for Social Inclusion. Commission Report.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2007) Rights, recognition and contingency [Paper] Critical Turns in Critical Theory: New Directions in Social and Political Thought (Festschrift in honour of Piet Strydom) University College Cork, Ireland.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2006) ‘Are Solidarity and Liberalism Incompatible?’ Political Studies Association of Ireland

  • Buckley, J. and Ó Tuama, S. (2005) 'International pricing and distribution of therapeutic pharmaceuticals - an ethical minefield'. Business Ethics: A European Review, 14 (2): 127-141.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2005) 'Learning to balance Risk and Opportunity: Collective decision making on science and technology' in: Wildemeersch, D et. al (eds). Active Citizenship and Multiple Identities in Europe: A Learning Outlook. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. 

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2005) 'Respect and dignity: essential guides to successful public sector innovation'. Administration, 53 (3): 28-41.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2005) 'Road Bowling (Culture and the City: Sport)' In: John Crowley, J. et al (Eds) Cork: Cork University Press (eds). Atlas of Cork City Cork: Cork University Press.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2004) 'Public Policy and Public Participation in the Knowledge Society: Prospects for Democratic Decision-Making Around Science & Technology Policy' In: Levi-Faur, D. and Vigoda-Gadot, E (eds). International Public Policy and Management Policy: Learning Beyond Regional, Cultural, and Political Boundaries. New York: Marcell Dekker.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2004) 'The Challenges of Science and Technology Policy' In: Collins, N (eds). Issues in Irish Politics Today. Manchester: Manchester University Press

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2003) Innovation in the Public Sector a Theoretical Framework Publin Workshop Oslo.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2003) Theorizing on Democratic Approaches to Decision-Making on Science & Technology in Wildemeerch, D and Stroobants, V eds. Connections: Active Citizenship and Multiple Identities Centre for Comparative, Intercultural and Development Pedagogy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven: Leuven, pp.226-237

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2002) Challenges of Science & Technology Policy European Network on Scientific Input to Public Policy (ENSIPP) Rome.

  • Ó Tuama, S. (2002) Key Players or Cameos: Science and Technology Policy and Customers, Stakeholders and Citizens Political Studies Association Aberdeen.

Recent Reports

  • ACE Strategic Plan 2013-2017 - Ciara Staunton, Seamus O Tuama, Lyndsey El Amoud, Colette O Sullivan, Sinead O Neill, Griffin Murray, Deirdre McGlynn.
  • Denayer, W and Ó Tuama, S. (2008) Centre for Sustainable Livelihoods and Cork City Council, Unit for Social Inclusion. Commission Report.

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