Dr Mary Murphy

Sociology, Social Sciences Institute (MUSSI)

Senior Lecturer

Auxilia House
2.4
(01) 7086556

Biography

Having graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1986 with a BA Hons in Economics and Sociology, I then worked for 15 years a as campaigner and policy analyst in a  number of national level labour market, anti poverty and equality organisations and served terms on NESF, NESC and various national policy forums. I returned to academic research in 2002 and graduated with PhD in Politics from the Department of Law and Government, Dublin City University in 2006.

In 2007 I was tenured as Lecturer in Irish Politics and Society in the Department of Sociology in Maynooth University, and promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2015.  I co-co-ordinate the BA Politics and Active Citizenship, led the MA in Sociology Work, Labour Markets and Employment and co lead the Political Economy and Work Research Cluster. My research interests include public policy, labour market and social security, power and civil society, and gender. I currently lead two work packages in the H2020 funded Re InVest.   A key contributor to national debate on social policy I was a member of the National Expert Advisory group on Taxation and Social Welfare 2011-2014 and a member of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission 2013-2017.

Research Interests

Political sociology, globalisation, welfare states, social security, activation, gender, poverty, politics of distribution power, civil society

 Work Package leader and Management Committee member of RE-InVEST, funded under H2020 Euro 3 ‘European Societies after the Crisis’. The project comprises 19 stakeholder organisations in twelve countries through a participative approach to provide a stronger intellectual foundation to the European Union Social Investment Package, through (a) philosophical reframing in the human rights and capabilities tradition, (b) qualitative and quantitative empirical analysis of various building blocks, particularly labour market activation, social protection and regulating for minimum social service standards, (c) creative proposals relating to fiscal policy, funding and governance of social investment. 2015 - 2019 

 Member of Cost Action IS1409 Gender and health impacts of policies extending working life in western countries. 2016-2018

Integrated Delivery Social Services 12 country comparative research project on  integrated services for reintegration of minimum income recipients  2017-2018

Rosa Luxembourg Stiftung Europe 8 country case study on  Feminist Approaches against Austerity Regimes 2017-2018 

Post Doctoral Fellows/Research Team

  Researcher Name Project Role Funding Body
Rory Hearne ReInVest Post Doctorate European Union / EU

Books

  Year Publication
2016 Murphy M.P. and F. Dukelow The Irish Welfare state in the 21st Century: Challenges and Changes Basingstoke: Palgrave .
Dr Mary P Murphy and Fiona Dukelow (2016) Murphy M.P. and F. Dukelow The Irish Welfare state in the 21st Century: Challenges and Changes Basingstoke: Palgrave . : Palgrave. [Details]
2011 Towards the Second Republic; Irish Politics after Celtic tiger London, Pluto Ireland.
Dr Mary P Murphy and Peadar Kirby (2011) Towards the Second Republic; Irish Politics after Celtic tiger London, Pluto Ireland. : Pluto. [Details]
2008 Reframing the Irish activation debate; Accommodating care and safeguarding social rights and choices .
Murphy, M. (2008) Reframing the Irish activation debate; Accommodating care and safeguarding social rights and choices . : Policy Institute at Trinity College Dublin. [IR Link] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2016 'Chapter One: Theorising Welfare State Change'
Dukelow F and Murphy M.P. (2016) 'Chapter One: Theorising Welfare State Change' In: Murphy MP and Dukelow F (eds). The Irish Welfare state in the 21st Century: Challenges and Changes. Basingstoke: palgrave. [Details]
2015 'in A precarious future: An Irish example of Flex-Insecurity'
Dr Mary P Murphy and Camille Loftus (2015) 'in A precarious future: An Irish example of Flex-Insecurity' In: O Riain S et al eds The Changing Worlds and Workplaces of CapitalismChanging Capitalisms London Palgrave pp 122-138. London: Palgrave. [Details]
2016 'Activation for What? Employment or a low pay economy’'
Collins M and Murphy MP (2016) 'Activation for What? Employment or a low pay economy’' In: Murphy MP and Dukelow F (eds). The Irish Welfare State in the 21st Century: Challenges and Changes. Basingstoke: Palgrave. [Details]
2014 'A Gendered Right to Social Security and Decent Work? The Debate in the Context of Irish Austerity t'
Dr Mary P Murphy and Camille Loftus (2014) 'A Gendered Right to Social Security and Decent Work? The Debate in the Context of Irish Austerity t' In: Women’s Right to Social Security. London: Hart. [Details]
2014 'Poverty in Ireland'
Dr Mary P Murphy (2014) 'Poverty in Ireland' In: Poverty in Scotland 2014, The Independence Referendum and Beyond. London: CPAG. [Details]
2013 'Claiming our Future: a case study of participating in policy alternatives in O Brion D. and MP Murphy (eds) '
Dr Mary P Murphy (2013) 'Claiming our Future: a case study of participating in policy alternatives in O Brion D. and MP Murphy (eds) ' In: Politics, Participation and Power Civil Society and Public Policy in Ireland. Dublin: Glasnevin Press. [Details]
2012 'Participation and Deliberation: A case study of claiming our future'
Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) 'Participation and Deliberation: A case study of claiming our future' In: Citizens’ Voices: Experiments in Democratic Renewal and Reform. Galway: PSAI and ICSG. [Details]
2010 'The politics of redirecting the social policy - towards a double movement'
Murphy, Mary (2010) 'The politics of redirecting the social policy - towards a double movement' In: Transforming Ireland: Challenges, Critiques, Resources. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [IR Link] [Details]
2010 'Ideas, interests and institutions; A case study of the Irish social security policy community'
Dr Mary P Murphy (2010) 'Ideas, interests and institutions; A case study of the Irish social security policy community' In: Irish Business and Society. Dublin: Gill and MacMillan. [Details]
2010 'Conclusions, Glimmers of hope for Lisbon 2020? '
Dr Mary P Murphy (2010) 'Conclusions, Glimmers of hope for Lisbon 2020? ' In: and the European social inclusion strategy: lessons learned and the road ahead. Dublin: EAPN. [Details]
2009 'What impact might globalisation have on Irish civil society '
Murphy, M. (2009) 'What impact might globalisation have on Irish civil society ' In: Power Democracy and Dissent . Dublin: Framer. [IR Link] [Details]
2009 'State and civil society in Ireland: Conclusions and prospects '
Murphy, M. and Kirby, P. (2009) 'State and civil society in Ireland: Conclusions and prospects ' In: Power Democracy and Dissent . Dublin: Framer. [IR Link] [Details]
2008 'The impact of globalisation on the Irish community sector – where is the double movement'
Murphy, M.P. (2008) 'The impact of globalisation on the Irish community sector – where is the double movement' In: Community, Power and Democracy, Community development and social institutions in Ireland 1991-2007. Dublin: Tasc, New Island Books. [Details]
2008 'Towards a more equitable society: the role of civil society'
Murphy, M.P. (2008) 'Towards a more equitable society: the role of civil society' In: Transforming Ireland: Challenges, Resources, Opportunities. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
2008 'Women and Social Welfare'
Murphy, M. and O'Connor, O. (2008) 'Women and Social Welfare' In: Where are we now? New Feminist Perspectives on Women in Contemporary Ireland . Dublin: New Island Press. [IR Link] [Details]
2008 'The Competition State'
Kirby, P. and Murphy, M. (2008) 'The Competition State' In: Contesting the Irish State. Manchester: Manchester University Press. [Details]
2007 'Working-aged people and welfare policy'
Murphy, Mary (2007) 'Working-aged people and welfare policy' In: Welfare Policy and Poverty. Combat Poverty Agency, Ireland. [IR Link] [Details]
2007 'Women and  Irish Social Security Policy'
Murphy, M. and O’Connor, O. (2007) 'Women and  Irish Social Security Policy' In: Feminism in Ireland. Dublin: Tasc, New Island Books. [Details]
2007 'Irish income maintenance '
Murphy, M.and Adshead, M. (2007) 'Irish income maintenance ' In: Governance and Public Policy in Ireland. Dublin: Institute of Public Administration. [Details]
2007 'Working Aged '
Murphy, M.P. (2007) 'Working Aged ' In: Poverty and Public Policy. Dublin: Institute of Public Administration. [Details]
2007 'The emerging Irish workfare state and its implications for local development '
Murphy, M. (2007) 'The emerging Irish workfare state and its implications for local development ' In: Taming the Tiger: Social Exclusion in a Globalised Ireland . Dublin: TASC: A Think Tank for action on Social Change. [IR Link] [Details]
2006 'Towards a Workfare State: implications for local development'
Murphy, M.P. (2006) 'Towards a Workfare State: implications for local development' In: Emerging from the Shadow of the Celtic Tiger. Dublin: Tasc, New Island Books. [Details]
2001 'Politics of Redistribution'
Murphy, M.and O’Flynn, Joan (2001) 'Politics of Redistribution' In: Rich and Poor, Perspectives on Tackling Inequality in Ireland. Dublin: Oak Tree Press. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
2013 Public Participation in Public Policy, Power, Participation and Policy
O Brion D and Murphy M.P (Ed.). (2013) Public Participation in Public Policy, Power, Participation and Policy Dublin: Glasnevin Press DCU. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2017 '2017 Irish Flex-insecurity: the post crisis reality for vulnerable workers in Ireland'
Murphy M.P (2017) '2017 Irish Flex-insecurity: the post crisis reality for vulnerable workers in Ireland'. Social Policy and Administration, 51 (2) [Details]
2017 'Maximising available resources: Equality and human rights proofing Irish fiscal policy'
Murphy MP (2017) 'Maximising available resources: Equality and human rights proofing Irish fiscal policy'. Administration, 65 (3) [Details]
2017 'The Business Case for Gender Equality: Perilous for Who?'
P Cullen and MP Murphy (2017) 'The Business Case for Gender Equality: Perilous for Who?'. GENDER, WORK AND ORGANISATION, [Details]
2017 'gendered mobilisaitions against austerity in ireland'
Cullen Pauline and Murphy MP (2017) 'gendered mobilisaitions against austerity in ireland'. GENDER, WORK AND ORGANISATION, 24 (1) [DOI] [Details]
2017 'How policy and budget proofing can advance human rights and equality in Ireland'
Murphy MP (2017) 'How policy and budget proofing can advance human rights and equality in Ireland'. Administration, 65 (3) [Details]
2016 'Low Road or High Road? The post crisis trajectory of Irish Activation’'
MP Murphy (2016) 'Low Road or High Road? The post crisis trajectory of Irish Activation’'. Critical Social Policy, 36 (3):1-20 [Details]
2016 'What we need for a Second Republic. High Energy Democracy and a Triple Movement'
MP Murphy (2016) 'What we need for a Second Republic. High Energy Democracy and a Triple Movement'. Etudes Irlandaises, [IR Link] [Details]
2015 'Where are the Pots and Pans? Collective responses in Ireland to neoliberalization in a time of crisis: Learning from Latin America'
Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) 'Where are the Pots and Pans? Collective responses in Ireland to neoliberalization in a time of crisis: Learning from Latin America'. Irish Political Studies, 1 [IR Link] [Details]
2015 'Reflections of an Irish Pracademic: mixing policy advocacy, teaching and research?'
MP Murphy (2015) 'Reflections of an Irish Pracademic: mixing policy advocacy, teaching and research?'. Studies in Social Justice, 9 (2/2/):1-20 [IR Link] [Details]
2015 'Ode to an invisible woman: Qualified Adults or ‘partners’ in Ireland'
MP Murphy (2015) 'Ode to an invisible woman: Qualified Adults or ‘partners’ in Ireland'. Irish Journal of Sociology, [IR Link] [Details]
2015 'Forty years of the EU influencing social policy in Ireland - A glass half full? '
Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) 'Forty years of the EU influencing social policy in Ireland - A glass half full? '. ADMINISTRATION, 62 :69-86 [IR Link] [Details]
2015 'Irish Civil Society: Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Titanic? A Case Study of Fighting Irish Social Security Retrenchment Journal of Civil Society'
Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) 'Irish Civil Society: Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Titanic? A Case Study of Fighting Irish Social Security Retrenchment Journal of Civil Society'. Journal of Civil Society, 12 (1):1-16 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2015 'M.P. Murphy (2015) Gendering the narrative of the Irish Crisis Irish Political Studies 1-20'
Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) 'M.P. Murphy (2015) Gendering the narrative of the Irish Crisis Irish Political Studies 1-20'. Irish Political Studies, 30 :1-20 [IR Link] [Details]
2014 'M. P Murphy (2014) Participation and Political Imagination: Claiming Our Future in Ireland Zukunftsforums '
Dr Mary P Murphy (2014) 'M. P Murphy (2014) Participation and Political Imagination: Claiming Our Future in Ireland Zukunftsforums '. To be added, Georg Ondrak, Stefan Vater (Hrsg.) Antworten auf die Krise? Herausforderungen für die Erwachsenenbildung 2013 pp 24-40 :24-40 [Details]
2014 'Ireland: Celtic Tiger in Austerity-Explaining Irish Path Dependency'
Murphy M. (2014) 'Ireland: Celtic Tiger in Austerity-Explaining Irish Path Dependency'. Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 22 (2):132-142 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2014 'Ireland’s Lone Parents, Social Welfare and Recession Irish Community Development Law Journal'
Dr Mary P Murphy (2014) 'Ireland’s Lone Parents, Social Welfare and Recession Irish Community Development Law Journal'. 3 :6-20 [IR Link] [Details]
2013 'Translating degrowth into contemporary policy challenges: a symbiotic social transformation strategy'
Dr Mary P Murphy (2013) 'Translating degrowth into contemporary policy challenges: a symbiotic social transformation strategy'. IRISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY, M.P.Murphy (2014) Translating degrowth into contemporary policy challenges: a symbiotic social transformation strategy Irish Journal of Sociology special edition Alternatives for Transforma :76-89 [IR Link] [Details]
2013 'Editors introduction: Irish challenges of transformation Irish Journal of Sociology special edition Alternatives for Transformation'
Dr Mary P Murphy (2013) 'Editors introduction: Irish challenges of transformation Irish Journal of Sociology special edition Alternatives for Transformation'. IRISH JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY, Vol. 21 :1-5 [IR Link] [Details]
2012 'The politics of labour activation 1980-2010'
Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) 'The politics of labour activation 1980-2010'. Administration, Vol 1 :20-32 [IR Link] [Details]
2012 'Interests, institutions and ideas: explaining Irish social security policy'
Murphy, M (2012) 'Interests, institutions and ideas: explaining Irish social security policy'. Policy and Politics, 40 :347-365 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2011 'Civil society in the shadow of the Irish state. '
Dr Mary P Murphy (2011) 'Civil society in the shadow of the Irish state. '. Irish Journal of Sociology, 19 :170-187 [IR Link] [Details]
2011 'A caring society Studies 100 397 pp80-92 '
Dr Mary P Murphy (2011) 'A caring society Studies 100 397 pp80-92 '. To be added, 100 :80-92 [IR Link] [Details]
2011 'Globalisation and Models of State: Debates and Evidence from Ireland'
Murphy, Mary P and Kirby, Peadar (2011) 'Globalisation and Models of State: Debates and Evidence from Ireland'. NEW POLITICAL ECOMONY, 16 :19-39 [IR Link] [Details]
2011 'Globalisation and Models of State: Debates and Evidence from Ireland'
Kirby, P;Murphy, M (2011) 'Globalisation and Models of State: Debates and Evidence from Ireland'. New Political Economy, 16 :19-39 [DOI] [IR Link] [Details]
2010 'The Irish Developmental Welfare State; Irish social policy in 2016 Irish Journal of Applied Social Policy '
Dr Mary P Murphy (2010) 'The Irish Developmental Welfare State; Irish social policy in 2016 Irish Journal of Applied Social Policy '. 1 [Details]
2007 'The NESC Developmental Welfare State: A glass half empty or a glass half full?'
Murphy, M.P. and M. Millar (2007) 'The NESC Developmental Welfare State: A glass half empty or a glass half full?'. ADMINISTRATION, 55 :75-100 [IR Link] [Details]
2007 '‘Ireland as a “competition state”’, IPEG Papers in Global Political Economy http://www.bisa.ac.uk/groups/ipeg/ipegpapers.htm'
Dr Mary P Murphy and Peadar Kirby (2007) '‘Ireland as a “competition state”’, IPEG Papers in Global Political Economy http://www.bisa.ac.uk/groups/ipeg/ipegpapers.htm'. 28 [IR Link] [Details]
2002 'Social partnership - is it the only game in town?'
Murphy, M.P. (2002) 'Social partnership - is it the only game in town?'. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT JOURNAL, 37 :80-90 [IR Link] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2009 Reflections on the Basic Income debate from an Irish feminist perspective; A feminist alternative to basic income
Murphy, M. and O'Connor, O. (2009) Reflections on the Basic Income debate from an Irish feminist perspective; A feminist alternative to basic income Basic Income Earth Network, World Conference [IR Link] [Details]
2008 Square pegs and round holes: Dublin City?s experience of the RAPID Programme
Murphy, M. (2008) Square pegs and round holes: Dublin City?s experience of the RAPID Programme Metropolitan Governance Work Shop European Consortium for Political Research [IR Link] [Details]
2008 Globalisation and Models of State: Debates and Evidence from Ireland
Murphy, M. and Kirby, P. (2008) Globalisation and Models of State: Debates and Evidence from Ireland Globalisation and Europeanisation Workshop; Nordic Political Science Association [IR Link] [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2015 JobBridge- Time for a change? Proposals to reform, resize, refocus Irish Internships Dublin: Impact.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) JobBridge- Time for a change? Proposals to reform, resize, refocus Irish Internships Dublin: Impact. DUBLIN, IMPACT. [Details]
2012 (2012) Gender Governance and the Irish Crisis Tasc Think Piece, May 2012.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) (2012) Gender Governance and the Irish Crisis Tasc Think Piece, May 2012. TASC, Dublin. [IR Link] [Details]
2012 2012 From careless to careful activation: making activation work for women.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) 2012 From careless to careful activation: making activation work for women. NWCI, Dublin. [IR Link] [Details]
2008 Ideas, interests and institutions; explaining Irish social security policy.
Murphy, M. (2008) Ideas, interests and institutions; explaining Irish social security policy. Combat Poverty Agency Research Initiative, Dublin. [IR Link] [Details]
2008 Pensions: What Women Want. A model of pensions that guarantees independence.
Murphy, M. (2008) Pensions: What Women Want. A model of pensions that guarantees independence. National Women's Council of Ireland; Combat Poverty Agency, Dublin. [IR Link] [Details]
2008 A Better Ireland is possible: Towards an alternative vision for Ireland.
Murphy, M. and Kirby, P. (2008) A Better Ireland is possible: Towards an alternative vision for Ireland. Community Platform, Galway. [IR Link] [Details]
2007 Economics and Poverty - the links. An education and training resource.
M. Murphy and D. Quinlan (2007) Economics and Poverty - the links. An education and training resource. Combat Poverty Agency, Dublin. [IR Link] [Details]
2003 A Woman?s Model For Social Welfare Reform.
Murphy, M. (2003) A Woman?s Model For Social Welfare Reform. The National Women?s Council of Ireland, Dublin, Dublin. [IR Link] [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2015 Investing in Talent - Promoting Gender Balanced Leadership.
Dr Mary P Murphy and Pauline Cullen (2015) Investing in Talent - Promoting Gender Balanced Leadership. Book Review [IR Link] [Details]
2014 Participation deficit disorder Ben Berber (book review).
Dr Mary P Murphy (2014) Participation deficit disorder Ben Berber (book review). Book Review [IR Link] [Details]
2014 Fred Powell 2013 The politics of Civil Society Big Society and Small Government Second Edition London Policy Press (book Review).
Dr Mary P Murphy (2014) Fred Powell 2013 The politics of Civil Society Big Society and Small Government Second Edition London Policy Press (book Review). Book Review [Details]
2013 (2013) Emmaus and Abb Pierre: An Alternative Model of Enterprise Charity and Society. Axelle Brodiez-Dolino. Sciences-Po Les Presses. English Translation: Alexandra Harwood. April 2013.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2013) (2013) Emmaus and Abb Pierre: An Alternative Model of Enterprise Charity and Society. Axelle Brodiez-Dolino. Sciences-Po Les Presses. English Translation: Alexandra Harwood. April 2013. Book Review [IR Link] [Details]
2012 Irish Govemance in Crisis Niamh Hardiman (eds 2012) http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2012/06/08/book-review-irish-governance-in-crisis/ .
Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) Irish Govemance in Crisis Niamh Hardiman (eds 2012) http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2012/06/08/book-review-irish-governance-in-crisis/ . Book Review [IR Link] [Details]
2012 After the Third Way - The Future of Social Democracy in Europe by Olaf Cramme.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) After the Third Way - The Future of Social Democracy in Europe by Olaf Cramme. Book Review [Details]
2012 Celtic revival? The rise, fall and renewal of global Ireland, by Sean Kay (2011).
Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) Celtic revival? The rise, fall and renewal of global Ireland, by Sean Kay (2011). Book Review [IR Link] [Details]
2011 Privatisation in Ireland: Lessons from a European Economy, Palcic and Reeves 2011.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2011) Privatisation in Ireland: Lessons from a European Economy, Palcic and Reeves 2011. Book Review [IR Link] [Details]
2009 Social Insurance in Ireland, Sophia Carey.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2009) Social Insurance in Ireland, Sophia Carey. Book Review [Details]
2008 Social security in Ireland 1939-1952: The limits to solidarity.
Murphy, M (2008) Social security in Ireland 1939-1952: The limits to solidarity. OXFORD: Book Review [IR Link] [Details]

Editorial

  Year Publication
2012 Game Changers? What next for social justice advocacy .
Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) Game Changers? What next for social justice advocacy . Editorial [Details]

Magazine Article

  Year Publication
2015 Privatisation-kicks-in-quietly-and-unquestioned.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) Privatisation-kicks-in-quietly-and-unquestioned. Magazine Article [Details]
2015 A new Irish politics learning from Latin America .
Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) A new Irish politics learning from Latin America . Magazine Article [Details]
2015 Job Bridge to nowhere obvious.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) Job Bridge to nowhere obvious. Magazine Article [Details]
2015 Lone parents want to work.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) Lone parents want to work. Magazine Article [Details]
2014 Predistribute and redistribute .
Dr Mary P Murphy (2014) Predistribute and redistribute . Magazine Article [Details]
2014 Ireland’s youth – paying the price for their elders' crisis.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2014) Ireland’s youth – paying the price for their elders' crisis. Magazine Article [IR Link] [Details]
2013 Degrow – emphasise the collective, the simple and the environmental! –.
Dr Mary P Murphy and Peadar Kirby (2013) Degrow – emphasise the collective, the simple and the environmental! –. Magazine Article [Details]
2013 More jobs but not at any price.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2013) More jobs but not at any price. Magazine Article [IR Link] [Details]
2012 A better Europe.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) A better Europe. Magazine Article [Details]
2012 There are alternatives: an argument for equality .
Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) There are alternatives: an argument for equality . Magazine Article [Details]
2012 Mandate Decent work central to recovery http://issuu.com/mandate/docs3.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) Mandate Decent work central to recovery http://issuu.com/mandate/docs3. Magazine Article [Details]
2012 (2012) Political Reform: an Assessment.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) (2012) Political Reform: an Assessment. Magazine Article [Details]
2010 Challenges for Irish Civil Society with Crowley N and Lloyd A .
Dr Mary P Murphy, Niall Crowley Aidan Lloyd (2010) Challenges for Irish Civil Society with Crowley N and Lloyd A . Magazine Article [Details]
2010 What would the budget look like if Ireland was a civic republic, The Citizen, Issue 3.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2010) What would the budget look like if Ireland was a civic republic, The Citizen, Issue 3. Magazine Article [IR Link] [Details]
2009 The Politics of Cutbacks.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2009) The Politics of Cutbacks. Magazine Article [Details]
2009 Flexicurity.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2009) Flexicurity. Magazine Article [Details]
2009 Principle of revenue neutrality proves government’s lack of vision.
Dr Mary P Murphy (2009) Principle of revenue neutrality proves government’s lack of vision. Magazine Article [IR Link] [Details]

Teaching Interests


Teaching
Undergraduate  
PO103 Political Institutions, PO152 Political Institutions,   P0202 Active Citizenship: Shadowing Power  P0304 State and Society  PO302 Irish Public Policy   PO301  International Public Policy 
P0209 Political Parties, Electoral Systems and Corruption PO352 Globalisation and Welfare States PO303 Thesis  Support  
Masters 
SO609 Labour Market Policy  SO608 Work Futures SO605A Power and Inequality   SO621 Thinking about Crisis NIR615 Governance (Space & Society)

My pedagogical approach is informed by Kolb’s (1984) cycle of active learning, reflection, theorizing, and experimentation, and values of equalit
IRC PhD Scholarship y and inclusiveness.  I aim to promote intellectual curiosity and prioritise integrating contemporary research into teaching and giving opportunity to critically assess the relationship between politics as theory and practice.  I make creative use of external learning opportunities,  invite guest speakers, make active use of VLE ‘moodle’   and offer different styles of group work and utilise digital learning devices.  I was awarded the 2015 Political Science Association of Ireland Teaching and Learning Award and nominated by my department to participate within the Maynooth University  process for the national Teaching Expert Award.


PhD supervision 

Joe Moran  The construction  of precarity in Ireland 2010 (2017), 
Michelle Maher The Politics of Pensions (2017) 
IRC PhD Scholarship 
Co Supervisor   
Nuala Whelan  Evaluating the Effectiveness and Implementation of New Labour Market Programmes in an Irish context IRC Employment Based PhD Scholarship (2018)   
Philip Finn ‘Governmentality of unemployment’ : Welfare conditionality and strategies of resistance 
IRC PhD Scholarship (2019) 
Pablo Rojas No Time to Waste: Rethinking labour market policies as a strategy for the integration of migrant families in Ireland IRC Employment Based PhD Scholarship (2019)