Articles by Mary Murphy

April 13, 2023

💊 How institutional imagination can animate high-energy democracy

Mary Murphy
Mary Murphy argues that the recovery of democracy is contingent upon enabling participation and recovering trust though a high-energy democracy. We need political and institutional imagination to develop political institutions capable of addressing ecosocial challenges – including sustainability and equality
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Mary Murphy
Professor, Department of Sociology, Maynooth University

Mary's research interests are ecosocial welfare, gender, care and social security, globalisation and welfare states, and power and civil society.

An active advocate for social justice and gender equality, she was appointed to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (2013–2017) and is currently a member of the Council of State in Ireland.

Creating an Ecosocial Welfare Future by Mary Murphy

Creating an Ecosocial Future
Policy Press, May 2023

the Irish Welfare State in the 21st Century Mary Murphy

The Irish Welfare State in the 21st Century: Challenges and Changes
Edited with Fiona Dukelow, Palgrave, 2016

The Loop

Cutting-edge analysis showcasing the work of the political science discipline at its best.
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Advancing Political Science
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