Peer Reviewed Journal Articles in 2015

O’Connor, P. and Fauve-Chamoux, A.   (2015).  ‘European Policies and   Research Funding: A case study of Gender Inequality and Lack of Diversity in   a Nordic Research Programme’, Policy And Politics, [DOI] [Details]
O’Connor, P., O’Hagan, C. and   Brannen, J. (2015). ‘Exploration of Masculinities in Academic Organizations:   A Tentative Typology using Career and Relationship Commitment’, Current   Sociology, 1-19. [DOI] [Details]
O’Connor, P. and Goransson, A.   (2015). ‘Constructing or Rejecting the notion of Other in Senior University   Management: The Cases of Ireland and Sweden’, Educational Management,   Administration and Leadership, 43, 2, 323-340. [ULIR Link] [Details]
O’Connor, P. and O’Hagan, C.   (2015). ‘Excellence in university staff evaluation: a problematic reality?’, Studies   In Higher Education, . [DOI] [Details]
O’Connor, P (2015). ‘Good jobs –   but places for women?’. Gender And Education, 27, 304-319. [DOI] [Details]
O’Connor, P, Carvalho, T (2015).   ‘Different or similar: constructions of leadership by senior managers in Irish   and Portuguese universities’, Studies In Higher Education, 40, 1679-1693.   [DOI] [Details]

Book Chapters in 2015


O’Connor, P. Carvalho, T. Vabo,     A. and Cardoso, S. (2015). ‘Gender in Higher Education: A Critical     Review’’. In The Palgrave International Handbook of Higher Education Policy     and Governance, Palgrave: London. [Details]

O’Connor, P. (2015). ‘A     premature Farewell to Gender? Young People ‘doing boy/girl’.pp86-105′. In:     Connolly, L. (ed.). The ‘Irish’ Family, Routledge: Googlebooks and in print, Routledge: London. [Details]

 Earlier Publications

O’Connor, P.; Carvalho, T. and White, K. (2014).
‘The experiences of Senior Positional Leaders in Australian, Irish and
Portuguese Universities: Universal or Contingent?’ Higher Education
Research and Development Special Issue on Leadership, 33, 1, 1-14

O’Connor, P. and Goransson, A. (2014). ‘Constructing or Rejecting the
Notion of Other in Senior University Management: The Cases of Ireland and Sweden’, Educational Management, Administration and Leadership. Accepted and forthcoming

Heijstra, T., O’Connor, P. and Rafnsdottir, G.L. ‘Explaining gender
inequality in Iceland: What Makes the Difference?’ (2014). European Journal of Higher Education, 3, 4, 324-331 online prepublication.

O’Connor, P. (2013). ‘A standard careeer?’ In B. Bagilhole and K. White
(eds.) Generation and Gender in Academia, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 23-45

O’Connor, P. and White, K. (2012). ‘Similarities and differences in
Collegiality/ Managerialism in Irish and Australian Universities’, Gender and Education, 27, 3, 903-920

O’Connor, P. (2012).  ‘Irish Universities: Male Dominated? Limits and
Possibilities for Change?’ Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal, 31, 1, 83-96

O’Connor, P. (2012). ‘Reflections on the Public Intellectual’s Role in a Gendered Society’. In M.P. Corcoran (eds). Reflections on Crisis: The Role of the Public Intellectual, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy,  pp. 55-73 /

O’Connor, P. (2011). ‘Where do women fit in university senior management? An analytical typology of cross national organisational cultures’. In B. Bagilhole and K. White (eds.). Gender, Power and Management: A Cross Cultural  Analysis of Higher Education, PalgraveMacmillan, pp. 168-191

O’Connor, P. (2010). ‘Gender and Organisational Culture at Senior Management Level: Limits and Possibilities for Change?’. In J. Harford and C. Rush (eds.), Women and Higher Education in Ireland 1850-2010. Have Women made a Difference?, Oxford: Peter Lang, pp. 139-162

O’Connor, P. (2010). ‘Is Senior Management in Irish Universities male dominated? What are the implications?’, Irish Journal of Sociology, 18, 1, 1-21

O’Connor, P. (2008). ‘The Elephant in the Corner: Gender and Policies related to Higher Education’, Administration, 56, 1, 85-110.

O’Connor, P. (2008). ‘The Patriarchal State: Continuity and Change’. In M. Adshead, P. Kirby, M. Millar (eds.). Contesting the State, Manchester: Manchester University Press, pp.143-164

O’Connor, P. (2007). ‘Still Changing Places: Women’s Paid Employment and Gender Roles’, The Irish Review, 35, 64-78

O’Connor, P. (2003). ‘Feminism and the Politics of Gender’. In M. Adshead and M. Millar (eds.). Public Administration and Public Policy, London: Routledge, pp. 54-68

O’Connor, P. (2003). ‘Faculty Women: Making our Mark’. In V. Batt, S. Ni Fhaolain, R. Phelan (eds.), Gender Matters in Higher Education, NUIG: Women’s Studies Centre, pp. 11-30

O’Connor, P. (2001). ‘A bird’s eye view … Resistance in Academia’ **Irish Journal of Sociology, **10, 2: 86-104

 O’Connor, P. (2000) ‘Ireland: A Man’s world?’ *The* *Economic and Social Review* 31 (1): 81-102

O’Connor, P. (2000) ‘Structure, culture and passivity: a case study of women in a semi-state organisation’, *Public Administration and Development, *20: 265-275

O’Connor, P. (2000) ‘Changing Places: Privilege and Resistance in Contemporary Ireland’ *Sociological Research Online, *November, 5, 3 (21 pages)

O’Connor, P. (2000). ‘Resistance amongst faculty women in Academia,’ Higher Education in Europe, XXV, 2, 213-219.

O’Connor, P. (1999). ‘Women in the Academy: A Problematic Issue?’, In A.B. Connolly and A. Ryan (eds.). Women and Education, Maynooth: MACE

O’Connor, P. (1996). ‘Organisational Culture as a Barrier to Women’s Promotion,’ The Economic and Social Review, 3, 187-216.


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