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Political Science and Sociology: Useful Websites

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Useful Websites for Political Science and Sociology

  • The Social Sciences Research Centre The Social Sciences Research Centre (SSRC) seeks to exploit the intrinsic strength of an interdisciplinary approach to research across the social sciences at NUI Galway.
  • International Sociological Association The International Sociological Association (ISA) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to scientific purposes in the field of sociology and social sciences. It is an international sociological body, gathering both individuals and national sociological organisations.
  • Irish Governmant Website  with links to all government departments.
  • Politics.ie  One of Ireland's leading politics and current affairs discussion websites with more than 600,000 visitors a month. Founded in 2003, Politics.ie has one of the most engaged, respected and influential politics and current affairs communities.
  • Houses of the Oireachtas. Ireland is a parliamentary democracy. The National Parliament (Oireachtas) consists of the President and two Houses: Dáil Éireann (House of Representatives) and Seanad Éireann (the Senate) whose functions and powers derive from the Constitution of Ireland enacted by the People on 1st July, 1937. 
  • UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre Founded in 2007 with support from The Atlantic Philanthropies and the Health Services Executive,and as part of the Institute for Lifecourse and Society with a base in the School of Political Science and Sociology, our Centre undertakes research, education and training in the area of Family Support and Youth Development with an emphasis on prevention and early intervention for children and young people experiencing adversity.