Prof Mary Murphy

Sociology, Social Sciences Institute (MUSSI)

Professor

TSI Building
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Biography

Having worked for two decades as a campaigner and policy analyst in a number of national social justice NGO's including 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 joined the Department of Sociology in Maynooth University and worked to deliver the BA Politics undergraduate programme. I was appointed Professor in 2020 and Head of Department in 2021. My research interests include eco social policy, participation income, gender and social security, globalisation and welfare states, and power and civil society. I co-edited The Irish Welfare state in the 21st Century Challenges and Changes (Basingstoke, Palgrave, 2016) and Policy Analysis in Ireland (Policy Press, 2021) and four special issues. I have published widely in leading international journals including Community Development  Journal, Policy and Politics, Policy and Society , Gender, Work and Organisation, Critical Social Policy, Social Policy and Administration, Social Policy and Society, and New Political Economy, as well as Irish journals including Administration, Irish Political Studies and Irish Journal of Sociology. 

An elected member of Dublin City Council (2003-2008), I am an active advocate for social justice, eco social welfare and gender equality. Committed to engaged research I have worked with various civil society actors including NWCI, SIPTU, FORSA, INOU and Focus Ireland, as well as various government departments and statutory agencies. Previously a member of the National Expert Advisory Group and Tax and Social Welfare (2011-2014) and  Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (2013-2017), in 2019 I was appointed to the Council of State.  

Research Interests

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

PI on ACA PES IRC Coalesce funded  two year research project A Collaborative Approach to Public Employment Services, mapping the public employment eco-system, developing a guidance model for working with those most distant, developing supporting metrics and implementation tools. Working in collaboration with statutory actors (DEASP) and civil society actors (ILDN, INOU, LESN). Post Doc Dr Nuala Whelan 

PI on CommSoc  IRC funded 9 month research project examining impact of commissioning and procurement on civil society services, community development  and advocacy. working in collaboration with Community Work Ireland. RA Dr Michelle Maher
      
Forsa - More Power To You: Assessment of Public Services and Local Government- completed 2018

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, Feb 2015 - April 2019 Post Doc, Rory Hearne, Dr Nuala Whelan    

 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 Funding Body
Rory Hearne ReInVest

Book

Year Publication
2019 Murphy M.P. and Hearne R. and Whelan N (2019) Participatory Action Human Rights and Capability Approach: The Practice Toolkit. Brussels: Reinvest.
2019 Hearne R and Murphy MP (2019) Participatory Action Human Rights and Capability Approach : The Theory Tool Kit. Brussels: Reinvest.
2011 Dr Mary P Murphy and Peadar Kirby (2011) Towards the Second Republic; Irish Politics after Celtic tiger London, Pluto Ireland. : Pluto.
2007 Murphy M. and Quinlan D. (2007) Common Sense Economics: the links between economic policy and poverty: a manual for community groups. Dublin: Combat Poverty Agency.
2008 Murphy, M. (2008) Reframing the Irish activation debate; Accommodating care and safeguarding social rights and choices . : Policy Institute at Trinity College Dublin. [Full-Text]

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2021 John Hogan and Mary Murphy (2021) 'Introduction Policy Analysis in Ireland' In: Policy Analysis in Ireland. Bristol : Policy Press.
2021 Mary Murphy and Orla O Connor (2021) 'Civil Society and Policy Analysis in Ireland' In: Policy Analysis in Ireland. Bristol : Policy Press.
2020 Mary P Murphy and Michael McGann (2020) 'RENEWING WELFARE THROUGH UNIVERSAL ENTITLEMENT: LESSONS FROM COVID-19' In: The Coronavirus and the Welfare State. Brussels : Social Europe.
2019 Hearne, R. & Murphy, M. (2019) 'Gendering homelessness policy knowledge through participation and action research' In:' In: Producing knowledge, reproducing gender: Power, production and practice in contemporary Ireland. Dublin : UCD Press.
2019 Hearne, R. & Murphy, M. (2019) 'Capabilities and human rights in practice; the case study of participatory research on marketisation and homelessness in Dublin' In: Capabilities and Social Policy: Concepts, measurements and application. London : Policy Press.
2016 Dukelow F.; Murphy M. (2016) 'Welfare states: How they change and why' In: The Irish Welfare State in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Change. [DOI]
2016 Murphy M.; Dukelow F. (2016) 'Introduction' In: The Irish Welfare State in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Change. [DOI]
2016 Murphy M.; Dukelow F. (2016) 'Conclusion: The changing Irish welfare state' In: The Irish Welfare State in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Change. [DOI]
2016 Dukelow F and Murphy M.P. (2016) 'Chapter One: Theorising Welfare State Change' In: The Irish Welfare state in the 21st Century: Challenges and Changes. Basingstoke : palgrave.
2016 Collins M.; Murphy M. (2016) 'Activation: Solving unemployment or supporting a low-pay economy?' In: The Irish Welfare State in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Change. [DOI]
2015 Mary P Murphy and Camille Loftus (2015) 'Flex-InSecurity 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.
2014 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: Goldblatt B. and L. Lamarche(Eds.). Women’s Right to Social Security. London : Hart.
2014 Dr Mary P Murphy (2014) 'Poverty in Ireland' In: Mc Kendrick J.H. et al(Eds.). Poverty in Scotland 2014, The Independence Referendum and Beyond. London : CPAG.
2013 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: Deiric O broin and Mary P Murphy(Eds.). Politics, Participation and Power Civil Society and Public Policy in Ireland. Dublin : Glasnevin Press.
2012 Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) 'Participation and Deliberation: A case study of claiming our future' In: Carney G and C Harrisss(Eds.). Citizens’ Voices: Experiments in Democratic Renewal and Reform. Galway : PSAI and ICSG.
2010 Murphy, Mary (2010) 'The politics of redirecting the social policy - towards a double movement' In: Transforming Ireland: Challenges, Critiques, Resources. Manchester : Manchester University Press. [Full-Text]
2010 Dr Mary P Murphy (2010) 'Ideas, interests and institutions; A case study of the Irish social security policy community' In: Hogan J et al(Eds.). Irish Business and Society. Dublin : Gill and MacMillan.
2010 Dr Mary P Murphy (2010) 'Conclusions, Glimmers of hope for Lisbon 2020? ' In: EAPN(Eds.). and the European social inclusion strategy: lessons learned and the road ahead. Dublin : EAPN.
2009 Murphy, M. (2009) 'What impact might globalisation have on Irish civil society ' In: O Broin, Deiric and Kirby, Peadar (Eds.). Power Democracy and Dissent . Dublin : Framer. [Full-Text]
2009 Murphy, M. and Kirby, P. (2009) 'State and civil society in Ireland: Conclusions and prospects ' In: O Broin, Deiric and Kirby, Peadar (Eds.). Power Democracy and Dissent . Dublin : Framer. [Full-Text]
2008 Murphy, M.P. (2008) 'The impact of globalisation on the Irish community sector – where is the double movement' In: O Broin Deiric et.al(Eds.). Community, Power and Democracy, Community development and social institutions in Ireland 1991-2007. Dublin : Tasc, New Island Books.
2008 Murphy, M.P. (2008) 'Towards a more equitable society: the role of civil society' In: Cronin Michael et.al(Eds.). Transforming Ireland: Challenges, Resources, Opportunities. Manchester : Manchester University Press.
2008 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. [Full-Text]
2008 Kirby, P. and Murphy, M. (2008) 'The Competition State' In: Adshead et.al(Eds.). Contesting the Irish State. Manchester : Manchester University Press.
2007 Murphy, Mary (2007) 'Working-aged people and welfare policy' In: Welfare Policy and Poverty. : Combat Poverty Agency, Ireland. [Full-Text]
2007 Murphy, M. and O’Connor, O. (2007) 'Women and  Irish Social Security Policy' In: Barry Ursula(Eds.). Feminism in Ireland. Dublin : Tasc, New Island Books.
2007 Murphy, M.and Adshead, M. (2007) 'Irish income maintenance ' In: Adshead Maura and Millar Michelle(Eds.). Governance and Public Policy in Ireland. Dublin : Institute of Public Administration.
2007 Murphy, M.P. (2007) 'Working Aged ' In: Cousins Mel et al(Eds.). Poverty and Public Policy. Dublin : Institute of Public Administration.
2007 Murphy, M. (2007) 'The emerging Irish workfare state and its implications for local development ' In: Jacobson, D., Kirby, P. and O Broin, D(Eds.). Taming the Tiger: Social Exclusion in a Globalised Ireland . Dublin : TASC: A Think Tank for action on Social Change. [Full-Text]
2006 Murphy, M.P. (2006) 'Towards a Workfare State: implications for local development' In: Jacobsen D, Kirby P and O Broin D(Eds.). Emerging from the Shadow of the Celtic Tiger. Dublin : Tasc, New Island Books.
2001 Murphy, M.and O’Flynn, Joan (2001) 'Politics of Redistribution' In: Cantillon et al(Eds.). Rich and Poor, Perspectives on Tackling Inequality in Ireland. Dublin : Oak Tree Press.

Edited Book

Year Publication
2021 John Hogan and Mary Murphy (Ed.). (2021) Policy Analysis in Ireland. Bristol: Policy Press,
2016 Murphy MP and Dukelow F (Ed.). (2016) Murphy M.P. and F. Dukelow The Irish Welfare state in the 21st Century: Challenges and Changes Basingstoke: Palgrave. Basingstoke: Palgrave,
2013 O Brion D and Murphy M.P (Ed.). (2013) Public Participation in Public Policy, Power, Participation and Policy. Dublin: Glasnevin Press DCU,

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2022 Lima V.; Hearne R.; Murphy M.P. (2022) 'Housing financialisation and the creation of homelessness in Ireland'. Housing Studies, . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2022 Murphy M.P.; McGann M. (2022) 'Introduction: Towards a Sustainable Welfare State'. Social Policy and Society, . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2022 Hogan, J; Howlett, M; Murphy, M (2022) 'Re-thinking the coronavirus pandemic as a policy punctuation: COVID-19 as a path-clearing policy accelerator'. Policy and Society, 41 :40-52. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2022 McGann M.; Murphy M.P. (2022) 'Some Useful Sources'. Social Policy and Society, . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2022 Murphy Mary P; Dukelow Fiona (2022) 'Building The Future From The Present: Imagining Post Growth, Post-Productivist Ecosocial Policy'. . [Full-Text]
2022 Murphy M.P.; McGann M. (2022) 'A period of contention? The politics of post-crisis activation reform and the creeping marketisation of public employment services'. Irish Political Studies, . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2022 Finn P.; Murphy M.P. (2022) 'A Multi-Dimensional View of Stigma Experienced by Lone Parents in Irish Homeless and Employment Services'. Social Policy and Society, . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2021 Murphy Mary P; Laruffa Francesco; McGann Michael (2021) 'Enabling Participation Income for an Eco-Social State, Social Policy and Society'. Social Policy and Society, . [Link] [Full-Text]
2021 Murphy Mary P; McGann Michael (2021) 'Towards Sustainable Welfare - Introduction to Special Issue'. Social Policy and Society, .
2021 Murphy M.P. (2021) 'A new welfare imaginary for the island of ireland'. Irish Studies in International Affairs, 32 (2):532-557. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2021 Murphy M.P. (2021) 'A reply'. Irish Studies in International Affairs, 32 (2):614-616. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2021 McGann, Michael; Murphy, Mary P. (2021) 'Income Support in an Eco-Social State: The Case for Participation Income'. Social Policy and Society, . [Link] [DOI] [Full-Text]
2019 Noone S.; Brody A.; Brown S.; Cantwell N.; Coleman M.; Collins L.S.; Darcy C.; Dee D.; Donegan S.; Fealy R.; Flattery P.; McGovern R.; Menkman C.; Murphy M.; Phillips C.; Roche M.; Thorne P. (2019) 'Geo-locate project: A novel approach to resolving meteorological station location issues with the assistance of undergraduate students'. Geoscience Communication, 2 (2):157-171. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2019 Hearne R.; Murphy M. (2019) 'Social investment, human rights and capabilities in practice: The case study of family homelessness in Dublin'. Social Policy And The Capability Approach: Concepts, Measurements And Application, :125-146.
2021 Laruffa F.; McGann M.; Murphy M.P. (2021) 'Enabling Participation Income for an Eco-Social State'. Social Policy and Society, . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2021 McGann M.; Murphy M.P. (2021) 'Introduction: The dual tracks of welfare and activation reform-Governance and conditionality'. Administration, 69 (2):1-16. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2021 Whelan N.; Murphy M.P.; McGann M. (2021) 'The enabling role of employment guidance in contemporary public employment services: A work-first to life-first typology'. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 49 (2):200-212. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2021 Murphy M.P. (2021) 'Arguments for a post-pandemic public employment eco system in Ireland'. Administration, 69 (2):127-147. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2021 Hick R.; Murphy M.P. (2021) 'Social Policy and Administration'. Social Policy and Administration, 55 (2):312-325. [DOI]
2020 McGann M.; Murphy M.P.; Whelan N. (2020) 'Workfare redux? Pandemic unemployment, labour activation and the lessons of post-crisis welfare reform in Ireland'. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 40 (9/10):963-978. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2020 Pauline Cullen and Mary Murphy (2020) 'Responses to the COVID‐19 crisis in Ireland: From Feminized to Feminist'. . [Full-Text]
2020 Rod Hick and Mary Murphy (2020) 'Common shock, different paths? Comparing social policy responses to COVID‐19 in the UK and Ireland R Hick, MP Murphy Social Policy & Administration '. SOCIAL POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION, . [Full-Text]
2020 Murphy, M; Hogan, J (2020) 'Reflections on post-bailout policy analysis in Ireland'. Administration, 68 :145-160. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2020 Mary P Murphy (2020) 'Dual conditionality in welfare and housing for lone parents in Ireland: Change and continuity?'. Social Policy and Administration, . [Full-Text]
2020 Murphy M.P. (2020) 'Will Ireland’s youth once again pay for their elder’s crisis?'. Irish Journal of Sociology, . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2019 Doyle D.; Murphy C.; Murphy M.; Coppari P.; Wechsler R. (2019) 'I Felt like she owns me': Exploitation and uncertainty in the lives of labour trafficking victims in Ireland'. British Journal of Criminology, 59 (1):231-251. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2019 Murphy, M (2019) 'Dual conditionality in welfare and housing for lone parents in Ireland: Change and continuity?'. Social Policy and Administration, . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2019 Murphy M.; Hearne R. (2019) 'Implementing marketisation: comparing Irish activation and social housing'. Irish Political Studies, 34 (3):444-463. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2018 Whelan, N McGilloway S, Murphy MP and McGuinness C (2018) 'EEPIC - Enhancing Employability through Positive Interventions for improving Career potential: the impact of a high support career guidance intervention on the wellbeing, hopefulness, self-efficacy and employability of the long-term unemployed - a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial Trials (2018) 19:141'. Trials, 19 . https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-018-2485-y [Full-Text]
2017 Murphy M. (2017) 'Maximising available resources: Equality and human rights proofing Irish fiscal policy'. Administration, 65 (3):59-80. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2017 Murphy M. (2017) 'How policy and budget proofing can advance human rights and equality in Ireland'. Administration, 65 (3):1-13. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2015 Cannon, B; Murphy, MP (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, 30 :1-19. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2013 Murphy M. (2013) 'Translating degrowth into contemporary policy challenges: A symbiotic social transformation strategy'. Irish Journal of Sociology, 21 (2):76-89. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2011 Murphy M. (2011) 'Civil society in the shadow of the Irish state'. Irish Journal of Sociology, 19 (2):170-187. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2018 Murphy M. (2018) 'Ode to an invisible woman: The story of qualified adults and partners in Ireland'. Irish Journal of Sociology, 26 (1):25-45. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2018 Hearne R.; Murphy M. (2018) 'An absence of rights: Homeless families and social housing marketisation in Ireland'. Administration, 66 (2):9-31. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2017 Murphy M. (2017) 'Irish Flex-insecurity: The Post-crisis Reality for Vulnerable Workers in Ireland'. Social Policy and Administration, 51 (2):308-327. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2017 Cullen, Pauline and Murphy, Mary (2017) 'Gendered Mobilizations against Austerity in Ireland'. GENDER, WORK AND ORGANISATION, 24 (1):83-97. [Full-Text]
2017 Murphy, Mary (2017) 'Editors Introduction Special Edition 'Advancing Human Rights and Equality Proofing in Ireland''. Administration, 65 (3):1-13. [Full-Text]
2016 Murphy M. (2016) 'Irish civil society: rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic? A case study of fighting Irish social security retrenchment'. Journal of Civil Society, 12 (1):17-32. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2016 Murphy M. (2016) 'Low road or high road? The post-crisis trajectory of Irish activation'. Critical Social Policy, 36 (3):432-452. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2015 Murphy M. (2015) 'Reflections of an Irish pracademic: Mixing public advocacy, teaching and research?'. Studies in Social Justice, 9 (2):215-230. [Full-Text]
2017 P Cullen and MP Murphy (2017) 'The Business Case for Gender Equality: Perilous for Who?'. GENDER, WORK AND ORGANISATION, . [Full-Text]
2016 MP Murphy (2016) 'What we need for a Second Republic. High Energy Democracy and a Triple Movement'. Etudes Irlandaises, . [Full-Text]
2015 Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) 'Forty years of the EU influencing social policy in Ireland - A glass half full? '. Administration, 62 :69-86. [Full-Text]
2015 Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) 'Gendering the narrative of the Irish Crisis Irish Political Studies 1-20'. Irish Political Studies, 30 :1-20. [Full-Text]
2014 Murphy M. (2014) 'Ireland: Celtic Tiger in Austerity-Explaining Irish Path Dependency'. Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 22 (2):132-142. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2014 Dr Mary P Murphy (2014) 'Ireland’s Lone Parents, Social Welfare and Recession'. Irish Community Development Law Journal, 3 :6-20. [Full-Text]
2013 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. [Full-Text]
2012 Murphy, M (2012) 'Interests, institutions and ideas: explaining Irish social security policy'. Policy and Politics, 40 :347-365. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2012 Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) 'The politics of labour activation 1980-2010'. Administration, Vol 1 :20-32. [Full-Text]
2011 Murphy, Mary P and Kirby, Peadar (2011) 'Globalisation and Models of State: Debates and Evidence from Ireland'. NEW POLITICAL ECOMONY, 16 :19-39. [Full-Text]
2011 Kirby, P; Murphy, M (2011) 'Globalisation and Models of State: Debates and Evidence from Ireland'. New Political Economy, 16 :19-39. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2010 Dr Mary P Murphy (2010) 'The Irish Developmental Welfare State; Irish social policy in 2016 Irish Journal of Applied Social Policy '. 1 .
2007 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. [Full-Text]
2002 Murphy, M.P. (2002) 'Social partnership - is it the only game in town?'. Community Development Journal, 37 :80-90. [Full-Text]

Other Journal

Year Publication
2022 Mary Murphy and Michael McGannle (2022) 'DOES IRELAND HAVE A WELFARE IMAGINARY? FROM PANDEMIC PAYMENTS TO PARTICIPATION INCOME' The Sociological Observer, .
2011 Dr Mary P Murphy (2011) 'A caring society Studies 100 397 pp80-92' Studies, 100 :80-92. [Full-Text]
2007 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' PEG Papers in Global Political Economy, 28 . [Full-Text]

Conference Publication

Year Publication
2018 Hearne, R & Murphy, M. (2018) European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Participation, empowerment and policy: reflecting on the ReInVest Participatory Action Human Rights and Capability Approach with homeless families in Dublin
2017 Hearne, R & Murphy, M. (2017) European Network for Social Policy Analysis 2017 Social Investment, Human Rights and Capabilities in practice; the case study of homelessness in Dublin
2009 Murphy, M. and O'Connor, O. (2009) Basic Income Earth Network, World Conference Reflections on the Basic Income debate from an Irish feminist perspective; A feminist alternative to basic income [Full-Text]
2008 Murphy, M. (2008) Metropolitan Governance Work Shop European Consortium for Political Research Square pegs and round holes: Dublin City?s experience of the RAPID Programme [Full-Text]

Conference Contribution

Year Publication
2021 Murphy Mary P (2021) Leaving No One Behind Final Conference - A Collaborative Approach to Public Employment Services Maynooth University, .
2021 Murphy Mary P (2021) Pane C Maximising Participation Future of Social Welfare Conference National Economic and Social Council (NESC), .
2021 Murphy Mary P (2021) Intersectional Political Economy Care Visions Conference University College Cork, .
2021 Murphy Mary P (2021) Panel 1 – Future of Public Services Forsa National Delegate Conference Killarney, .
2021 Murphy Mary P (2021) An All Island Welfare Imaginary North/South Social Welfare Summer School DOC/ DSP, .
2021 Mary Murphy (2021) book launch speaker online Dublin, 19/03/2021-19/03/2021.
2021 Murphy Mary P (2021) Online Seminar Launch Sustainable Welfare Special Edition – Social Policy and Society Maynooth University, .
2021 Murphy Mary P (2021) Peadar Kirby Launch: Karl Polanyi and the Contemporary Political Crisis? Book Launch Hosted by TASC Dublin, Ireland, .
2020 Murphy Mary P (2020) Eco Social, Income Support and Public Services Feminist Agendas NWCI, .
2020 Murphy Mary P (2020) Panel - Eco Social Welfare Fall Colloquium: Measuring and Valuing Sustainability University of Helsinki, .
2020 Murphy Mary P (2020) Responding to the Pandemic The High Road Back to Work: A Collaborative Approach to Public Employment Services Maynooth University, .
2020 Murphy Mary P (2020) Towards a Fiscal Framework SIPTU Dublin, Ireland, .
2020 Murphy Mary P (2020) Gender Impacts of the Pandemic Citizen’s Assembly on Gender Equality Dublin, Ireland, .
2020 Murphy Mary P (2020) Launch - Winners and Losers Final Report and Conference New Foundations Hosted by Community Work Ireland, .
2020 Murphy Mary P (2020) Input Work and Social Protection Panel Citizens Assembly on Gender Equality Dublin, Ireland, .
2020 Murphy Mary P (2020) Contribution to Web Seminar Summer Series - Future of Work FORSA Summer School, .
2020 Murphy Mary P (2020) Digitalisation in Public Employment and Guidance Services Maynooth University Social Services and Department of Sociology Maynooth University, .
2020 Murphy Mary P (2020) Concluding Remarks A Just Transition: How do we Tackle Heat, Greed and Need? Maynooth University, .
2019 Murphy Mary P (2019) Panel Speaker - Future is Public Conference Transnational Institute, Public Services International Amsterdam, .

Published Report

Year Publication
2020 Mary murphy Michelle Maher Ann Irwin (2020) WINNERS AND LOSERS? the impact of marketisation on civil society in Ireland. Maynooth University, .
2020 Murphy, M., Whelan, N., McGann, M., Finn, P (2020) THE ‘HIGH ROAD’ BACK TO WORK: Developing a Public Employment Eco System for a Post-Covid Recovery. Maynooth University, .
2019 Mary Murphy (2019) More Power To You. FORSA, .
2018 Murphy, Mary and Pauline Cullen (2018) Feminist Response to Austerity in Ireland: Country Case Study. Rosa Luxembourg Foundation, .
2018 Murphy M.P. (2018) Gender Proofing Budget 2019: a cumulative assessment of impacts on lone parents. NWCI, .
2017 Murphy M.P. and Cullen P. (2017) Gender Proofing Budget 2018. MUSSI Working Paper No 3, . [Full-Text]
2017 Murphy M.P, Dulee-Kinsolving, A. Eustace, A. Clarke A (2017) IDSS COUNTRY STUDY IRELAND-study on integrated delivery of social services aiming at the activation of minimum income recipients in the labour market. European Commission, . https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/470ba3_50161c8f60ba43d5bd19990de9f747a2.pdf [Full-Text]
2017 Hearne, R, Murphy, M (2017) Investing in the Right to a Home: Housing, HAPs and Hubs. Maynooth University, . [Full-Text]
2015 Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) JobBridge- Time for a change? Proposals to reform, resize, refocus Irish Internships Dublin: Impact. DUBLIN, .
2012 Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) (2012) Gender Governance and the Irish Crisis Tasc Think Piece, May 2012. TASC, . [Full-Text]
2012 Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) 2012 From careless to careful activation: making activation work for women. NWCI, . [Full-Text]
2008 Murphy, M. (2008) Pensions: What Women Want. A model of pensions that guarantees independence. National Women's Council of Ireland; Combat Poverty Agency, . [Full-Text]
2008 Murphy, M. (2008) Ideas, interests and institutions; explaining Irish social security policy. Combat Poverty Agency Research Initiative, . [Full-Text]
2008 Murphy, M. and Kirby, P. (2008) A Better Ireland is possible: Towards an alternative vision for Ireland. Community Platform, . [Full-Text]
2007 M. Murphy and D. Quinlan (2007) Economics and Poverty - the links. An education and training resource. Combat Poverty Agency, . [Full-Text]
2003 Murphy, M. (2003) A Woman?s Model For Social Welfare Reform. The National Women?s Council of Ireland, Dublin, . [Full-Text]

ANET/COS

Year Publication
2021 Mary Murphy and John Hogan (2021) How Ireland’s response to the pandemic is impacted by austerity era reductions. [ANET/COS] [Link] https://www.transformingsociety.co.uk/2021/03/05/how-irelands-response-to-the-pandemic-is-impacted-by-austerity-era-reductions/

Blog

Year Publication
2022 Mary Murphy (2022) walk the talk what we need to build an eco social welfare future. [Blog] [Link]
2022 Mary Murphy (2022) building the future on the pockets of the present. [Blog] [Link]
2022 Mary Murphy (2022) Gender equality - citizens assembly. [Blog] [Link]
2021 Mary Murphy (2021) A welfare imaginary in Ireland. [Blog] [Link]
2020 Mary Murphy (2020) Covid 19 and gender impacts. [Blog] [Link]
2021 Pauline Cullen and Mary P. Murphy (2021) Irish feminists need to mobilise for a post-pandemic future built on an ethic of public care. [Blog] [Link]
2018 Murphy, Mary (2018) Nesting and Gaming. [Blog] [Link]

Book Review

Year Publication
2018 Murphy M.P. (2018) ‘Welfare Conditionality’. [Book Review]
2018 Murphy, M (2018) The Living Wage. LONDON: [Book Review]
2017 Murphy M.P. (2017) Debating austerity in Ireland crisis, experience and recovery. [Book Review] [Full-Text]
2015 Dr Mary P Murphy and Pauline Cullen (2015) Investing in Talent - Promoting Gender Balanced Leadership. [Book Review] [Full-Text]
2014 Dr Mary P Murphy (2014) Participation deficit disorder Ben Berber (book review). [Book Review] [Full-Text]
2014 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]
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] [Full-Text]
2012 Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) Celtic revival? The rise, fall and renewal of global Ireland, by Sean Kay (2011). [Book Review] [Full-Text]
2012 Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) After the Third Way - The Future of Social Democracy in Europe by Olaf Cramme. [Book Review]
2012 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] [Full-Text]
2011 Dr Mary P Murphy (2011) Privatisation in Ireland: Lessons from a European Economy, Palcic and Reeves 2011. [Book Review] [Full-Text]
2009 Dr Mary P Murphy (2009) Social Insurance in Ireland, Sophia Carey. [Book Review]
2008 Murphy, M (2008) Social security in Ireland 1939-1952: The limits to solidarity. OXFORD: [Book Review] [Full-Text]

Editorial

Year Publication
2017 Murphy M. (2017) Introduction. [Editorial] [DOI]
2013 Murphy M.; Kirby P. (2013) Editors’ introduction: Irish challenges of transformation. [Editorial] [DOI]
2012 Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) Game Changers? What next for social justice advocacy . [Editorial]

Foreword

Year Publication
2019 Mary Murphy (2019) Precarity in Ireland. [Foreword]

Magazine Article

Year Publication
2019 Mary Murphy (2019) Work Equality and Financial Well Being. Dublin: [Magazine Article]
2017 Mary Murphy and Micheal Collins (2017) I Donal Blake. [Magazine Article]
2017 Murphy M.P. and Hearne R. (2017) Right to Housing. [Magazine Article] [Link]
2014 Dr Mary P Murphy (2014) M. P Murphy (2014) Participation and Political Imagination: Claiming Our Future in Ireland Zukunftsforums. [Magazine Article]
2015 Murphy M.P. (2015) Locating Ireland in South America. [Magazine Article] http://www.villagemagazine.ie/index.php/2015/07/locating-ireland-in-south-america/
2015 Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) Privatisation-kicks-in-quietly-and-unquestioned. [Magazine Article]
2015 Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) A new Irish politics learning from Latin America . [Magazine Article]
2015 Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) Job Bridge to nowhere obvious. [Magazine Article]
2015 Dr Mary P Murphy (2015) Lone parents want to work. [Magazine Article]
2014 Dr Mary P Murphy (2014) Predistribute and redistribute . [Magazine Article]
2014 Dr Mary P Murphy (2014) Ireland’s youth – paying the price for their elders' crisis. [Magazine Article] [Full-Text]
2013 Dr Mary P Murphy and Peadar Kirby (2013) Degrow – emphasise the collective, the simple and the environmental! –. [Magazine Article]
2013 Dr Mary P Murphy (2013) More jobs but not at any price. [Magazine Article] [Full-Text]
2012 Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) A better Europe. [Magazine Article]
2012 Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) There are alternatives: an argument for equality . [Magazine Article]
2012 Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) Mandate Decent work central to recovery http://issuu.com/mandate/docs3. [Magazine Article]
2012 Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) (2012) Political Reform: an Assessment. [Magazine Article]
2010 Dr Mary P Murphy, Niall Crowley Aidan Lloyd (2010) Challenges for Irish Civil Society with Crowley N and Lloyd A . [Magazine Article]
2010 Dr Mary P Murphy (2010) What would the budget look like if Ireland was a civic republic, The Citizen, Issue 3. [Magazine Article] [Full-Text]
2009 Dr Mary P Murphy (2009) The Politics of Cutbacks. [Magazine Article]
2009 Dr Mary P Murphy (2009) Flexicurity. [Magazine Article]
2009 Dr Mary P Murphy (2009) Principle of revenue neutrality proves government’s lack of vision. [Magazine Article] [Full-Text]

Manual

Year Publication
2019 Hearne, R., Murphy, M.P. and Whelan, N. (2019) Participatory Action Research: A Human Rights and Capability Approach. A PAHRCA Handbook for NGOs and Vulnerable Groups. Re-InVest. [Manual]

Newspaper Articles

Year Publication
2013 Dr Mary P Murphy (2013) (2013) The EU Social Investment Package Italy. [Newspaper Articles]
2013 Dr Mary P Murphy (2013) Child poverty best attacked by services not payments Opinion. [Newspaper Articles]
2012 Dr Mary P Murphy and Peadar Kirby (2012) Vital role for the people in rewriting the constitution. [Newspaper Articles]

Policy Contribution

Year Publication
2018 Mary Murphy, Nuala Whelan, Philip Finn (2018) Labour market activation to Oireachtas Social Protection and Employment Committee. [Policy Contribution]

Presentation

Year Publication
2017 Murphy M.P. and Hearne R (2017) Presentation on Homelessness to Oireachtas Housing Committee 20th September 2017. [Presentation] https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/debates/debate/joint_committee_on_housing_planning_community_and_local_government/2017-09-20/3/

Non Published Reports

Year Publication
2017 Murphy M.P. and Hearne R. Kathleena Twomey, Emma Ricahardson, Paul Haughan (2017) The impact of social investment in social housing on human rights and capabilities, Irish National Report. Brussels: [Non Published Reports]
2016 Murphy M.P. et al (2016) The impact of crisis on vulnerable groups in Ireland: Irish National Report. Brussels: [Non Published Reports]

Technical Publication

Year Publication
2015 Dr Mary P Murphy and Dr Pauline Cullen (2015) Reversing the Paradox: Promoting Gender Balanced Leadership’. [Technical Publication] [Full-Text]

Working Paper

Year Publication
2012 Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) (2012) Tackling long term and youth unemployment – towards a Job Guarantee. [Working Paper]
2012 Dr Mary P Murphy (2012) 2012 Column Here is how this budget could have been fairer. [Working Paper]
2011 Dr Mary P Murphy and Maria Hegarty (2011) Gender and Crisis. [Working Paper]
2011 Dr Mary P Murphy and Maria Hegarty (2011) Women and Pensions Irish Thematic National Report. [Working Paper]
2010 Dr Mary P Murphy (2010) Violence against Women Irish Report. [Working Paper]
2010 Dr Mary P Murphy and M Hegarty (2010) Active Ageing and Gender Equality Policies Irish National Repor. [Working Paper]
2010 Dr Mary P Murphy (2010) Gendering debate about Irish recession: Women and Poverty in (eds) May 16th, KLEAR, Kilbarrack, Dublin www.IrishFeministForum.ie. [Working Paper]

Report

Year Publication
2017 Hearne R and Murphy P (2017) Right to a Home: Hubs Hap and Housing. Maynooth: [Report]
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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)