Dr Fergal Finnegan

Adult and Community Education

Lecturer

Maynooth University School of Education
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(01) 7086059

Biography

Books

  Year Publication
2019 Funding, power and community development.
Niamh McCrea and Fergal Finnegan (2019) Funding, power and community development. Bristol: Policy Press. [Details]
2017 Access and participation in Irish Higher Education.
Fleming T.;Loxley A.;Finnegan F. (2017) Access and participation in Irish Higher Education. London: Palgrave Macmillan. [DOI] [Details]
2014 Student Voices on inequalities in European Higher Education: Challenges for Policy and Practice in a Time of Change.
Fergal Finnegan et al. (2014) Student Voices on inequalities in European Higher Education: Challenges for Policy and Practice in a Time of Change. London: Routledge. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2017 'Under the sovereign’s baleful gaze: Policy, practice and the making of Irish FET'
Finnegan, F in Petrie, J. Daley, M. & Orr, K. (ed) (2017) 'Under the sovereign’s baleful gaze: Policy, practice and the making of Irish FET' In: The Principal: Power and Professionalism in Further Education. London: Institute of Education Press. [Details]
2017 'Working class access to higher education: Structures, experiences and categories'
Finnegan F. (2017) 'Working class access to higher education: Structures, experiences and categories' In: Access and Participation in Irish Higher Education. [DOI] [Details]
2017 'The purpose of access: Equality, social mobility and the knowledge economy'
Finnegan F.;Fleming T.;Loxley A. (2017) 'The purpose of access: Equality, social mobility and the knowledge economy' In: Access and Participation in Irish Higher Education. [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Biographical research and critical realism'
Finnegan, F (2016) 'Biographical research and critical realism' In: Now, Before and After Narrative Research. Magdeburg: Nisba Verlag. [Details]
2014 'Critical theory and non-traditional students’ experience in Irish higher education'
Fleming T.;Finnegan F. (2014) 'Critical theory and non-traditional students’ experience in Irish higher education' In: Student Voices on Inequalities in European Higher Education: Challenges for Theory, Policy and Practice in a Time of Change. [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Enduring inequalities and student agency: Theorizing an agenda for change in higher education'
Finnegan F.;Fleming T.;Thunborg C. (2014) 'Enduring inequalities and student agency: Theorizing an agenda for change in higher education' In: Student Voices on Inequalities in European Higher Education: Challenges for Theory, Policy and Practice in a Time of Change. [DOI] [Details]
2014 'A Critical Journey Toward Lifelong Learning: Including Non-Traditional Students in the University'
Ted Fleming and Fergal Finnegan (2014) 'A Critical Journey Toward Lifelong Learning: Including Non-Traditional Students in the University' In: Higher Education in the Republic of Ireland: Practices, Policies and Possibilities. Manchester: Palgrave Macmillan. [Details]
2011 'Learning as Transformation or Adaptation? Thinking With and Against Mezirow and Bourdieu. '
Fergal Finnegan (2011) 'Learning as Transformation or Adaptation? Thinking With and Against Mezirow and Bourdieu. ' In: Transformative Learning in Time of Crisis: Individual and Collective Challenges. Athens; New York: Teachers College. [Details]
2010 'On Structure and subjectivity, reproduction and transformation: Understanding non-traditional students in higher education'
Field, J., Finnegan, F., Fleming, T., Holliday, M. Morgan-Klein, N. & West, L. (2010) 'On Structure and subjectivity, reproduction and transformation: Understanding non-traditional students in higher education' In: Looking Back, Looking Forward: Learning, teaching & research in adult education past, present & future. Sussex: University of Sussex: Centre for Continuing Education; SCUTREA. [IR Link] [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'The search for security in precarious times: non-traditional graduates perspectives on higher education and employment'
Fergal Finnegan, Sandra Valadas, Jerry O’Neill, Antonio Fragoso & Liliana Paulos (2019) 'The search for security in precarious times: non-traditional graduates perspectives on higher education and employment'. International Journal of Lifelong Education, [DOI] [Details]
2017 ''We are as good as anybody else': a comparative study of working-class university students’ experiences in England and Ireland'
Finnegan F.;Merrill B. (2017) ''We are as good as anybody else': a comparative study of working-class university students’ experiences in England and Ireland'. British Journal of Sociology of Education, [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Developing the Theory of Perspective Transformation: Continuity, Intersubjectivity, and Emancipatory Praxis'
Hoggan C.;Mälkki K.;Finnegan F. (2017) 'Developing the Theory of Perspective Transformation: Continuity, Intersubjectivity, and Emancipatory Praxis'. Adult Education Quarterly, 67 (1):48-64 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'The future is unwritten: Democratic adult education against and beyond neoliberalism'
Finnega, F (2016) 'The future is unwritten: Democratic adult education against and beyond neoliberalism'. The Adult Learner, [Details]
2016 'Making Hope and History Rhyme: Reflections on Popular Education and Leadership following a Visit to Highlander'
Connolly, B., and Finnegan, F., (2016) 'Making Hope and History Rhyme: Reflections on Popular Education and Leadership following a Visit to Highlander'. ADULTS LEARNING, 27 (3):120-127 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Connecting Bourdieu, Winnicott, and Honneth: Understanding the experiences of non-traditional learners through an interdisciplinary lens'
West, L., Fleming, T. & Finnegan, F. (2013) 'Connecting Bourdieu, Winnicott, and Honneth: Understanding the experiences of non-traditional learners through an interdisciplinary lens'. STUDIES ON THE EDUCATION OF ADULTS, 45 :119-134 [IR Link] [Details]
2008 'Neoliberalism, Irish society and adult education'
Fergal Finnegan (2008) 'Neoliberalism, Irish society and adult education'. THE ADULT LEARNER, NA :45-67 [IR Link] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2014 Embodied experience, Transformative Learning and the production of space
Finnegan F (2014) Embodied experience, Transformative Learning and the production of space . In: A. Nicolaides & D. Holt eds. Spaces of Transformation and Transformation of Space. Proceedings of the 11th International Transformative Learning Conference Teachers College Columbia University, [Details]
2010 Towards a critical theory of access and retention in Irish HE
Fleming , T. & Finnegan, F. (2010) Towards a critical theory of access and retention in Irish HE . In: B. Merrill & P. Armstrong eds. Looking Back, Looking Forward: Learning, teaching & research in adult education past, present & future Brighton: University of Sussex, Centre for Continuing Education; SCUTREA, [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2017 In search for decent work after university: a handbook for non- traditional graduate.
O' Neill, J. Finnegan, F, Merill, B et al (2017) In search for decent work after university: a handbook for non- traditional graduate. Warwick University Centre for Lifelong Learning, Warwick. [Details]
2017 BUILDING BRIDGES TO SUSTAINABLE EMPLOYMENT (STAFF & EMPLOYER HANDBOOK.
Revers, S, Merrill, B, Finnegan et al (2017) BUILDING BRIDGES TO SUSTAINABLE EMPLOYMENT (STAFF & EMPLOYER HANDBOOK. Warwick University Centre for Lifelong Learning, Warwick. [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2018 Time and the rhythms of emancipatory education: Rethinking the temporal complexity of self and society.
Finnegan, F (2018) Time and the rhythms of emancipatory education: Rethinking the temporal complexity of self and society. THOUSAND OAKS: Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2009 Praxis and politics: Knowledge production and social movements: A review.
Finnegan F (2009) Praxis and politics: Knowledge production and social movements: A review. Book Review [Details]
2012 Community Education, Learning and Development.
Finnegan, F (2012) Community Education, Learning and Development. OXFORD: Book Review [DOI] [Details]
2011 Rethinking Contexts for Learning and Teaching: Communities, activities and networks.
Fergal Finnegan (2011) Rethinking Contexts for Learning and Teaching: Communities, activities and networks. Book Review [Details]

Editorial

  Year Publication
2014 Introduction.
Finnegan F.;Merrill B.;Thunborg C. (2014) Introduction. Editorial [DOI] [Details]