Selina Mc Coy
Adjunct Professor, Sch Office Social Sciences & Philosophy

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

McCoy, Selina; Smyth, Emer; Watson, Dorothy; Darmody, Merike, Leaving School in Ireland: A Longitudinal Study of Post School Transitions, ESRI Research Series, 36, Dublin, ESRI, August, 2014 Report, 2014 TARA - Full Text URL

Andrew Loxley, Aidan Seery and John Walsh (eds), Higher education in Ireland: practices, policies and possibilities, eds A. Loxley, A. Seery and J. Walsh, 1st, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 1 - 256pp Book, 2014

Seamus McGuinness, Adele Bergin, Elish Kelly, Selina McCoy, Emer Smyth, Adele Whelan, Joanne Banks, Further Education and Training in Ireland: Past, Present and Future, Dublin, ESRI, May, 2014 Report, 2014 TARA - Full Text URL

Cullinan, John; Flannery, Darragh; Walsh, Sharon; McCoy, Selina, Distance Effects, Social Class and the Decision to Participate in Higher Education in Ireland, Economic and Social Review, 44, (1), 2013, p19 - 51 Journal Article, 2013

Identifying and Explaining Hidden Disadvantage within the Non-Manual Group in Higher Education Access in, editor(s)Birkelund, G. E. , Class and Stratification Analysis (Comparative Social Research, Volume 30), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013, pp293 - 315, [Byrne, Delma; McCoy, Selina] Book Chapter, 2013 DOI

Improving Second Level Education in, editor(s)O'Toole,Fintan , Why Education Matters: The Importance of Education to Ireland's Economy and Society, Dublin, ASTI, 2013, pp34 - 37, [McCoy,Selina; Smyth,Emer] Book Chapter, 2013 TARA - Full Text URL

Thornton, Maeve; Darmody, Merike; McCoy, Selina, Persistent Absenteeism Among Irish Primary School Pupils, Educational Review, 65, (4), 2013, p488 - 501 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Darmody,Merike; Smyth,Emer; McCoy,Selina , School Sector Variation among Primary Schools in Ireland, Dublin, ESRI / Educate Together, October, 2012 Report, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Banks, Joanne; Shevlin, Michael; McCoy, Selina, Disproportionality in Special Education: Identifying Children with Emotional Behavioural Difficulties in Irish Primary Schools, European Journal of Special Needs Education, 27, (2), 2012, p219 - 235 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

McCoy,Selina; Smyth,Emer; Banks,Joanne, The Primary Classroom: Insights from the 'Growing Up in Ireland' Study, Dublin, NCCA and ESRI, January, 2012 Report, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Creemers, Bert; Kyriakides, Leonidas; Panayiotou, Anastasia; Smyth,Emer; McMahon,Léan; McCoy,Selina , 'Establishing a Knowledge Base for Quality in Education: Testing a Dynamic Theory for Education', Handbook of the Research Project, European Science Foundation, 2012, - pp Book, 2012 URL

McCoy, Selina; Banks, Joanne, Simply Academic? Why Children with Special Educational Needs Don't Like School, European Journal of Special Needs Education, 27, (1), 2012, p81 - 97 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

McGuinness, Seamus; Bergin, Adele; Kelly, Elish; McCoy, Selina; Smyth, Emer; Timoney, Kevin, A Study of Future Demand for Higher Education in Ireland, Dublin, ESRI, Dublin, 2012 Report, 2012 TARA - Full Text

McCoy, Selina; Banks, Joanne; Shevlin, Michael, School matters: how context influences the identification of different types of special educational needs, Irish Educational Studies , 32, (2), 2012, p119 - 138 Journal Article, 2012

McCoy, Selina; Byrne, Delma; Banks, Joanne, Too Much of a Good Thing? Gender, 'Concerted Cultivation' and Unequal Achievement in Primary Education, Child Indicators Research, 5, (1), 2012, p155 - 178 Journal Article, 2012

McCoy, Selina; Byrne, Delma, 'The Sooner the Better I Could Get Out of There': Barriers to Higher Education Access in Ireland, Irish Educational Studies, 30, (2), 2011, p141 - 157 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Barriers to Higher Education Access in Ireland: Findings from a Large-scale Study in, editor(s)M. Flynn, D. Staunton & D. Creedon , Access: Are we making the Right Connections?, Cork, UCC & CIT, 2011, pp38 - 42, [McCoy, Selina] Book Chapter, 2011

Smyth, Emer; McCoy, Selina, The Dynamics of Credentialism: Ireland from Bust to Boom (and Back Again), Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 29, (1), 2011, p91 - 106 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

McCoy,Selina; Smyth,Emer, Higher Education Expansion and Differentiation in the Republic of Ireland, Higher Education, 61, (3), 2011, p243 - 260 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Banks, Joanne; Byrne, Delma; McCoy, Selina; Smyth, Emer, Engaging Young People? Student Experiences of the Leaving Certificate Applied, Dublin, ESRI/NCCA, April, 2010 Report, 2010 TARA - Full Text

Non-Progression among Higher Education New Entrants: a Multivariate Analysis in, editor(s)Patterson,Vivienne; Mooney,Oliver; O'Connor,Muiris; Chantler,Abigail , A Study of Progression in Irish Higher Education, Dublin, Higher Education Authority, 2010, pp40 - 53, [McCoy,Selina; Byrne,Delma] Book Chapter, 2010 TARA - Full Text URL

Smyth,Emer; Whelan,Christopher T.; McCoy,Selina; Quail,Amanda; Doyle,Erika, Understanding Parental Influence on Educational Outcomes Among 9 year Olds in Ireland: The Mediating Role of Resources, Attitudes and Children's Own Resources, Child Indicators Research, 3, (1), 2010, p85 - 104 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Williams, J., Greene, S., Doyle, E., Harris, E., Layte, R., McCoy, S., McCrory, C., Murray, A., Nixon, E., O'Dowd, T., O'Moore, M., Quail, A., Smyth, E., Swords, L., Thornton, M., Growing up in Ireland: The lives of 9 year olds, Dublin, The Stationery Office, 2009, 161 Report, 2009 TARA - Full Text URL

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

McCoy, Selina; Quail, Amanda; Smyth, Emer, Influences on 9-year-olds' Learning: Home, School and Community, Dublin, Dublin, January, 2012 Report, 2012 URL

Cullinan, John; Flannery, Darragh; Walsh, Sharon; McCoy, Selina, Distance Effects, Social Class and the Decision to Participate in Higher Education in Ireland, 2012 Working Paper, 2012 TARA - Full Text

McCoy, Selina; Smyth, Emer, Learning to Succeed, 2011, - Miscellaneous, 2011

Barriers to School Involvement: Immigrant Parents in Ireland in, editor(s)Darmody,Merike; Tyrell,Naomi; Song,Steve , The Changing Faces of Ireland: Exploring the Lives of Immigrant and Ethnic Minority Children, Rotterdam, Sense Publishers, 2011, pp145 - 163, [Darmody,Merike; McCoy,Selina] Book Chapter, 2011

McCoy, Selina; Byrne, Delma, Progression in Higher Education: The Value of Multi-Variate Analysis, 2011, - Miscellaneous, 2011 TARA - Full Text

Banks, Joanne; McCoy, Selina, A Study on the Prevalence of Special Educational Needs, Dublin, National Council for Special Education, December , 2011 Report, 2011 URL

McCoy, Selina; Byrne, Delma; Banks, Joanne, Too much of a good thing? Gender, 'Concerted cultivation' and unequal achievement in primary education, 2010 Working Paper, 2010 TARA - Full Text