Doctoral Research in the School of Applied Social Studies
Patricia Bonello (2012) For Better of For Worse: Social Workers' Identifiaction With Their Profession. Supervisor: Prof. Alastair Christie.
Marguerite Hughes (2012) Irish Times Coverage of Irish Relief and Development Non-governmental Organisations, Legitimacy and Accountability, 1994-2009: Analysis and Implications for the Role of Non-governmental Organisations. Supervisor: Dr. Orla O'Donovan.
Fiachra O'Suilleabhain (2011) Stepping Out: An Examination of Gay Men's Experiences as Parents in Contemporary Ireland. Supervisor: Dr. Maire Leane.
Hilary Tierney (2011) Testing Times and Illuminating Journeys: Story and Metaphor in Fieldwork Practice Supervision. Supervisor: Prof. Alastair Christie.
Martin Geoghegan (2009) The Contested Meaning of Civil Society - Community Development In Ireland, 1980-2007. Supervisor: Prof. F.W. Powell. Awarded 2009.
Denis Staunton (2009) Was It Worth It? The Occupational Benefits Of Getting A University Degree Later In Life As A Mature Student. Supervisor: Dr. Cathal O’Connell. Awarded 2009.
Kenneth Burns (2009) Job Retention And Turnover: A Study Of Child Protection And Welfare Social Workers In Ireland. Supervisor: Prof. Alastair Christie. Awarded 2009.
Carmel Halton (2007) Making Sense Of Probation: Changing Contexts And Constructions Of Probation Practice In Ireland. Supervisor: Prof. F.W. Powell. Awarded 2007.
Catherine Forde (2006) Invited Spaces For Participation: A Critical Analysis Of Local Social Partnership In Ireland. Supervisor: Dr. Cathal O’Connell. Awarded 2006.
Elizabeth Kiely (2004) Sexing The Curriculum: A Poststructuralist Interrogation Of The Politics Of Irish Sexuality Education 1960-2002. Supervisor: Dr. Máire Leane. Awarded 2004.
Mairead Considine (2004) The Politics Of Pension System Reform: Ireland In Context. Supervisor: Dr. Cathal O’Connell. Awarded 2004.
Paul Doherty (2003) The Management Of Participation In An Age Of Diversity. Supervisor: Prof. Alastair Christie. Awarded 2003.
Cathleen Callanan (2002) Catholic Rescue And Repatriation - An Analysis Of St. Anne's Adoption Society (Cork) Repatriations Of Children Of Irish Unmarried Mothers In England 1950s-1970s. Supervisor: Dr. Máire Leane. Awarded 2002.
Anna Kingston (2001) Mothering Special Needs - An Ethnographic Study Of Mothers Of Children With Learning Disabilities In Ireland. Supervisor: Dr. Debby Lynch/Dr. Máire Leane. Awarded 2001.
Marian Murphy (2001) Preventative Activities Of Community Care Social Workers In Ireland: The Potential Of Critical Hermeneutics For Research, Theory And Practice. Supervisor: Prof. F.W. Powell. Awarded 2001.
Michell Norris (2000) Regenerating Difficult-To-Let Public Housing Estates: A Compatative Analysis Of Policy And Practice In England, Scotland And The Republic Of Ireland, 1979 – 1999. Supervisor: Dr. Cathal O’Connell. Awarded 2000.
Paul Burgess (1999) Community Relations, Community Identity And Social Policy In Northern Ireland. Supervisor: Prof. F.W. Powell. Awarded 1999.
Máire Leane (1999) Female Sexuality In Ireland 1920 To 1940: Construction And Regulation. Supervisor: Prof. F.W. Powell. Awarded 1999.
Helen Buckley (1998) A Study Of Child Protection Practice In A Community Care Area. Supervisor: Dr. Harry Ferguson. Awarded 1998.
Delice Osborne (1998) The Intimate Abuse Of Young People In An Adult World: A Qualitative Study. Supervisor: Dr. Harry Ferguson. Awarded 1998.
Deirdre Horgan (1996) Multidisciplinary Training In The Social Services. Supervisor: Prof. F.W. Powell. Awarded 1996.