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The IJASS is an international, scholarly peer reviewed journal focused on achieving and promoting excellence in research. We invite submissions across a range of social scientific disciplines including sociology, anthropology, criminology, childhood studies, geography, youth studies, education, social work, psychology and social care from majority and minority world perspectives. We welcome papers with qualitative, quantitative and mixed-method research focus as well as research notes and full papers detailing novel methodological development and applications as well as theoretically focused papers with important insights for policy and practice in Ireland, Europe and internationally. We are especially interested in transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary research.
The editors are Dr Lisa Moran is Dean of Graduate Studies and Head of the Graduate School at the Technological University of the Shannon, Ireland and Dr Rosemary Crosse, Postdoctoral Researcher, UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, School of Political Science and Sociology, the University of Galway.
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Current Issue: Volume 22, Issue 1
Sustaining parental well-being at individual, family and societal levels
An exploration of professional and practice-based perspectives on supporting birth parents towards reunification with their children.
Susan O' Connor Funcheon and Eavan Brady
Responding to parents’ well-being needs throughout the COVID-19 pandemic – a critical reflection on the experiences of vulnerable parents and frontline service providers
Lauren Maguire, Niamh McCarthy, Hannah Stynes, Grainne Hickey, and Siobhan Greene
Linking Parental Wellbeing with the Wellbeing of Care Leaver and Care Experienced University Students: Analysing Relevance and Interconnections through the Lens of ‘Lived Lives’
Dr Lorraine Green and Dr Lisa Martina Moran
A Wide-Angle Approach to Improving Family life and Parenting in Ireland: A Family Life Education Framework
Colm O'Doherty and Ashling Jackson