If Participatory Action Research employs a ground up approach, where is that ground? What constitutes the parts of the field from which it arises? … More Reflection on ISSP summer school
One of the repeating themes in my reading right now is that of the assumed division between subject and object, the private and the public. This is a division that arose in Western thought in the seventeenth century and is characterised by the compatibility of holding private beliefs (about religion for example) and public practice … More An emergent theme?
Proclaiming old left-right divisions as out of date, progressive thinkers posit a raft of new fault lines – liberty versus authority, secularism versus religion, free speech versus censorship, universalism versus multiculturalism, feminism versus the family – all of which are cast in forms that put the progressive middle class on one side and significant sections … More “Leave my polenta alone!”
Following the collapse of the plans for the regeneration of St Michael’s Estate, Dublin 8 and a small number of other major plans across Dublin city, the residents are calling for action this Monday night. The St Michael’s Estate residents and Team are organising a protest in collaboration with O Devaney Gardens & Dominick Street … More When is a partner not a partner?