Publications :: P. Dolan

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Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Dolan, P. and Holt, S. (2010) ‘Great Expectations: The Tension Between what Service Users Need and what Practitioners can Deliver,’ Administration, vol. 58, no 2: pp. 99-123 (August)
Brady, B. and Dolan, P. (2009) Youth Mentoring as a Tool for Community and Civic Engagement: Reflections on Findings of an Irish Research Study. Community Development, Vol. 40, No. 4, pp. 359-366.
Nic Ghabhainn, S., Dolan, P., Canavan, J. and O’Higgins, S. (2009) Current Practice in Meeting Health Needs in Family Support Services: Variation by Service Type and Perspectives on Future Developments, Child Care in Practice, Vol.15, No. 2
Canavan, J., Coen, L., Dolan, P. and White , L. (2009) 'Privileging Practice: Facing the Challenges of Integrated Working for Outcomes for Children'. Children & Society, Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 377 - 388.
McGrath, B., Brennan, M., Dolan, P. and Barnett, R. (2009) Adolescent well-being and supporting contexts: a comparison of adolescents in rural Ireland and Florida’, Journal of Community & Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 19, pp.299-320.
Dolan, P., Canavan, J. and Brady, B. (2008) Youth mentoring and the parent-young person relationship: Considerations for Research and Practice. Youth & Policy, No. 99, Spring 2008
Houston, S. and Dolan, P. (2008) “Conceptualising Child and Family Support: The Contribution of Honneth’s Critical Theory of Recognition”. Children and Society (online)
Dolan, P. and Canavan, J. (eds) “Child Care in Practice Special Issue: Building Resilience in Children, Families and Communities”. Child Care in Practice
Dolan, P. (2008) Social Support, Social Justice, and Social Capital: A Tentative Theoretical Triad for Community Development. Community Development, Vol 39, No. 1, pp. 112- 119.
Dolan, P. (2008) “Prospective Possibilities for Building Resilience in Children, their Families and Communities”. Child Care in Practice.
Dolan, P. (2008) Family Support and Community Development - Connections for Practice, Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society, Special Issue
Holt, S. and Dolan, P. (2008) Family Support and Community Development - Connections for Practice Journal of the Community Development Society Editor Mark A Brennan
Brady, B. and Dolan, P. (2007) 'Youth Mentoring in Ireland: Weighing up the Benefits and Challenges'. Youth Studies Ireland Vol 2 No. 1, Spring/Summer pp. 27 – 34
Brady, B. and Dolan, P. (2007) Youth Mentoring in Ireland: Weighing up the Benefits and Challenges, Youth Studies Ireland. Vol. 2, No. 1, Irish Youth Work Press
Dolan, P., Canavan, J. and Brady, B. (2007) Benefits and Costs of Youth Mentoring to Parent-Young Person Social Network Relationships, Youth and Policy Special Issue (November)
Pinkerton, J. and Dolan, P. (2007) 'Family Support, Social Capital, Resilience and Adolescent Coping'. Child and Family Social Work, Issue 3, Special Issue (August).
Brady, B. and Dolan, P. (2007) 'Exploring Good Practice in Irish Child and Family Services: Reflections and Considerations'. Practice. Vol. 19, No. 1, Taylor and Francis.
Brady, B. and Dolan, P. (2007) 'Exploring good practice in Irish child and family services: Reflections and Considerations'. Practice, Volume 19 Issue 1 March pp 5- 18.

Non Peer Reviewed Publications

Forkan, C., Canavan, J., Devaney, C. and Dolan, P. (2010). Youth Café Toolkit - How to set-up and Run a Youth Café in Ireland. Dublin: Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs
Forkan, C., Canavan, J., Dolan, P., Bradley, C., Brady, B., Carty, C., Coen, L., Devaney, C., Kearns, N., Kenny, A., Merriman, B. and O’Regan, C. (2010) Youth Cafés in Ireland - A Best Practice Guide. Dublin: Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affair
Rhodes, J. and Dolan, P. (2009) “Public Policy and Relationships” in H. Reis and S. Sprecher (Eds) Encyclopedia of Human Relationships Thousand Oaks Sage Publication, Chapter 4 (February 2009)
Forkan, C., Canavan, J., Devaney, C. and Dolan, P. (2009), A Toolkit on How to Set-Up and Run a Youth Café, Dublin: Office for the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs in association with the Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway, Study Report
Merriman, B., Robbins, L., Canavan, J., & Dolan, P. (2008), The development of monitoring tools for ISPCC services, Report prepared by the CFRC for the ISPCC, Study Report

Books

Dolan, P. & Brady, B. (2011). "A Guide to Youth Mentoring: Providing Effective Social Support", London, Jessica Kingsley.

Book Chapters

Frost, N. and Dolan, P. (2012) The Theoretical Foundations of Family Support Work in Davies, M. (ed.) Social Work with Children and Families, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 40-49.
Dolan, P., Gundara, J. & King, L. (2011). "The Role of Research for the Promotion of Rights and Values in Education: A Commemorative Paper - 60 Years into Human Rights Education". In: UNESCO (ed.) Contemporary Issues in Human Rights Education. Paris: UNESCO.
Dolan, P. (2011) Travelling through Social Support and Youth Civic Action on a Journey towards Resilience in Ungar, M. (ed.) Social Ecology of Resilience, Springer.
Dolan P. (2010) Youth Civic Engagement and Support: Promoting Wellbeing with the Assistance of a UNESCO Agenda in McAuley, C. and Rose, W. (eds.) Child Well-Being; Understanding Children’s Lives, London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, pp.111-126.
Rhodes, J. and Dolan, P. (2009) Public Policy and Relationships in Reis, H.T. and Sprecher, S. (eds.) Encyclopaedia of Human Relationships, Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications, Chapter 4.
Dolan, P. (2010) Children’s Rights in Ireland: A Current Perspective on Implementation, from a Past Lens with a View to the Future in O'Connell. D. (ed.) The Irish Human Rights Law Review, Dublin: Clarus Press, pp. 177-191.

Research Reports and Policy Documents

Dolan, P., Brady, B., O’Regan, C., Russell, D., Canavan, J. & Forkan, C. (2011). "Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ireland:  Evaluation Study:  Report One: Randomised Controlled Trial and Implementation Report". Galway: Child & Family Research Centre.
Dolan, P., Brady, B., O’Regan, C., Russell, D., Canavan, J. & Forkan, C. (2011). "Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ireland: Evaluation Study: Report Two: Qualitative Evidence". Galway: Child and Family Research Centre.
Forkan, C., Canavan, J., Devaney, C. and Dolan, P. (2010) Youth Café Toolkit. How to Set-up and Run a Youth Café in Ireland. Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. Dublin: The Stationary Office.
Forkan, C., Canavan, J., Dolan, P., Bradley, C., Brady, B., Carty, C., Coen, L., Devaney, C., Kearns, N., Kenny, A., Merriman, B. and O’Regan, C. (2010) Youth Cafés in Ireland: A Best Practice Guide. Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. Dublin: The Stationary Office.

Conference Papers

Dolan, P. (2009) 'Civic Engagement and Resilience in youth', Campus Engage, Croke Park. Dublin, 5 May.
Dolan, P. (2009) 'Civic Engagement in Higher Education', UNESO World Higher Education Conference. Paris, France , 8 July.
Dolan, P. (2009) 'Inaugural Lecture Lessons from History', Messages from the future Launch of the UNESCO Chair in Children, Youth & Civic Enagagement. 04 March.
Dolan, P. (2009) (NUIG) Speaking at The European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities Conference The European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities Conference, “Salamanca – 15 years on: Inclusion – a school for all”, Dublin, Ireland. 12-13 November 2009 Oral Presentation

Other

Kennan D., Dolan P. and Keenaghan C. (2010) (NUIG). Presentation on the UNESCO Chair Strategic Plan 2010-2013 Presentation on the UNESCO Chair Strategic Plan 2010-2013 to the UNESCO Section for International Co-operation in Higher Education and the UNESCO Youth Sport and Physical Education Section Oral Presentation
Featherstone B. and Dolan, P. (2010) Family Support, Highlight no. 255, London: National Children’s Bureau.
Kennan, D. and Dolan, P. (2010) Inclusive Education: Aiming for No One Less. SangSaeng. (A Publication by the Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding under the Auspices of UNESCO). No. 29, Winter 2010.
Dolan, P. (2009) (NUIG) Participating in the 6th UNESCO Youth Forum 6th UNESCO Youth Forum, Paris France. 1-3 October 2009 Participant in discussion Forum
 
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