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[The greater Dublin conurbation has now reached the 1.5 million mark. Over the last 15 years, most urban growth has taken place not at the core of the city, but on its periphery. The word ‘suburbs’ refers to those residential areas that are found around the periphery of urban centres. Suburban...
[The past 15 years have seen dramatic changes in women’s lives, with much greater numbers in paid work, often combining this work with childcare and other responsibilities. Undoubtedly, having jobs has improved women’s lives in many ways, raising their living standards and giving them greater...
[Migration has been important for Ireland since the nineteenth century. for most of that time, migratory flows have been outward but occasional bouts of return migration have also occurred. It is only since the exceptional economic growth of the past decade that we have seen large and sustained...
[This chapter examines the relationships between crime, risk, fear and the politics of punishment. It takes as its frame of reference the period 1990 to 2004. A fundamental change in the way crimes were categorised in 2000, when the focus shifted from ‘indictable’ to ‘headline’ crime, makes...
[How are we to determine whether a society is developing for the better or worse? This question has occupied philosophers and social scientists for centuries and will presumably do so for centuries to come. The authors of this book approach it with the help of a host of observations from social...
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