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The following publications have been produced by members of the SWAN (Ireland)…

Conneely, E. and Garrett, P, M. (2015) ‘Social Workers and Social Justice During a Period of Intensive Neoliberalization: A Preliminary Investigation From the Republic of Ireland’, Journal of Progressive Human Services, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 126-147.

Cuskelly, K., (2013), ‘Social Work and the Struggle for Social Justice in Ireland’ in Critical and Radical Social Work, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 125-130.

Cuskelly, K. (2015) ‘Persistence, collaboration and solidarity – ingredients for a successful campaign’ Critical and Radical Social Work, Fast Track, from 26 May DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/204986015X14320477877519.

Cuskelly, K., Lavin, E., Conneely, E. (2014) ‘Respect Social Workers, NO to Cheap Labour! Social Work Struggles in Ireland’, Critical and Radical Social Work, vol.2, no. 2, pp. 251-257.

Garrett, P. M. (2010) ‘Examining the “Conservative Revolution”: Neoliberalism and Social Work Education’, Social Work Education, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 340-355.

Garrett, P. M. (2010) ‘“It is with deep regret that I find it necessary to tell my story”: Child abuse in industrial schools in Ireland’, Critical Social Policy, Vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 292-306.

Garrett, P. M. (2012) ‘Adjusting “our notions of the nature of the State”: A political reading of Ireland’s child protection crisis’, Capital & Class, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 263-281.

Garrett, P. M. (2013) ‘A “catastrophic, inept, self-serving” Church?: Re-examining three reports on child abuse in the Republic of Ireland’, Journal of Progressive Human Services, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 43-65

Garrett, P. M. (2013) Social work and social theory: Making Connections, Bristol, The Policy Press

Garrett, P. M. (2013) ‘Beyond the Community of Persons to Be Accorded “Respect”? Messages from the Past for Social Work in the Republic of Ireland’ in M. Carey & L. Green (eds.) Practical Social Work Ethics, Farnham, Ashgate.

Garrett, P. M. (2014) Critical and Radical Debates in Social Work: Children and Families, Bristol, The Policy Press (ISBN 9781447316190)

Garrett, P. M. (2014) ‘The children not counted: reports on the deaths of children in the Republic of Ireland’, Critical and Radical Social Work, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 23-43.

Garrett, P. M. (2015) ‘Taking Back the Neighbourhood: the introduction of ASBOs’ in R. Meade and F. Dukelow (eds.) Defining Events: Power, Resistance and identity in twenty-first century Ireland, Manchester, Manchester University.

Garrett, P. M. (2015) ‘Confronting neoliberal penality: Placing prison reform and critical criminology at the core of social work’s social justice agenda’, Journal of Social Work, Online First, 13 January, doi: 10.1177/1468017314565753.

Gaughan, L. and Garrett, P. M. (2012) ‘The “most twisted and unaccountable force in the state”? Newspaper accounts of social work in the Republic of Ireland in troubled times’, Journal of Social Work, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 267-286.

Harmon, A. & Garrett, P. M. (2015) ‘It’s like Weber’s “iron cage”’: Irish social workers’ experience of the Habitual Residence Condition (HRC), Critical and Radical Social Work, Fast Track, 27 January, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/204986015X14212365837643

Lynch, R. & Garrett, P. M. (2010) ‘More than Words’: Touch practices in child and family social work’, Child & Family Social Work, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 389-398.

The Social Work Action Network Ireland Steering Committee will be re-launching our popular Frontline Newsletter this coming December. Watch our Twitter (SWAN_IRL) and facebook (SWAN Ireland) accounts along with our blog (https://socialworkactionnetworkireland.wordpress.com/) and website page (http://www.socialworkfuture.org/who-we-are/ireland-swan) for upcoming details.



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