Kathleen O'Higgins

Kathleen O'Higgins was a Researcher in the ESRI from 1968 until her retirement in 1999. She was awarded a Research Fellowship from the ESRI (1978-1979) to study at the London School of Economics. She went on secondment to the Health Research Board from 1994 to1997. After her retirement from ESRI she undertook research on the services provided for drug addicts and on child abuse.
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Latest Publications:
  • Disruption, Displacement, Discontinuity?: Children in Care and their Families in Ireland
  • Family Problems — Substitute Care: Children in Care and their Families
  • Kinship and Aging in Ireland
  • State Care — Some Children's Alternative
  • Family Planning Services in Ireland with Particular Reference to Minors
  • Marital Desertion in Dublin: An Exploratory Study

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