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Young people in migrant worker families in Ireland

to their homeland. In 2002, just under 6 per cent of the total population usually resident in Ireland had non- 33 Spacing belonging Irish nationality (Ruhs, 2006). By 2006, that proportion had grown to over 10 per cent (CSO, 2008) of a total population that had itself risen by 8 per cent since 2002 (CSO, 2007). Thus, the increase in the share of the population with non-Irish nationality was primarily due to migration. In relation to children and young people, Taguma, Kim, Wurzburg et al. (2009) estimate that approximately 10 per cent of children in primary

in Spacing Ireland
Making work pay

had significantly limited uptake within the broader horticultural sector (Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, 2010). 1 FTE = one employee working full-time. It allows the calculation of comparable statistics in a sector where people work varying hours per week. The Seasonal Horticulture Workers Scheme was established to run from 2001 to 2009 and targeted students from Eastern and Central Europe (Bord Bia, 2007). Personal Public Service Numbers – Allocation By Nationality – All Countries 2007,

in Spacing Ireland
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Ireland’s ‘ABC of earth wonders’

, standardise maps so that landowners could document the wealth of their landowning and Parliament could more accurately collect taxes.20 One of the lasting consequences of the surveying process was the replacement of Irish place names with anglicised versions. The Ordnance Survey could be considered one of the most influential intellectual endeavours in nineteenth-century Ireland, and one that had lasting effects on nationality, language and colonial history.21 In this regard, maps are cultural constructs shaped not only by those who create them, but also by those who

in Unfolding Irish landscapes
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The restructuring of work and production in the international political economy

production is embedded. Drawing on the Polanyian thesis, scholars have critiqued the notion of the firm as an abstracted global actor, and have sought to contextualise it within a set of political and social institutions. Pauly and Reich, for example, emphasise the enduring nationality of the firm, arguing that this reflects ‘durable national institutions and distinctive ideological traditions’ (1997: 1). Razeen Sally’s (1994) institutional approach to the multinational enterprise, similarly explores the embeddedness of multinationals in broader networks of social

in Globalisation contested