Below you can find links to some of my academic publications:




Articles and Book Chapters

O’Connell, P, ‘Let Them Eat Cake: Socio-Economic in an Age of Austerity’ in Nolan, O’Connell and Harvey (eds), Human Rights and Public Finance (Hart 2013) 59.

O’Connell, P and Katrougalos, G, ‘Fundamental Social Rights’ in Tushnet, Fleiner and Saunders (eds), Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law (Routledge 2012) 375.

O’Connell, P, ‘The Death of Socio-Economic Rights’ (2011) 74(4) Modern Law Review 532.

O’Connell, P, ‘Brave New World?: Human Rights in the Era of Globalisation’ in Baderin and Ssenyonjo (eds), International Human Rights Law: Six Decades After the UDHR and Beyond (Ashgate 2010) 195.

O’Connell, P, ‘The Human Right to Health in an Age of Market Hegemony’ in Harrington and Stuttaford (eds), Global Health and Human Rights: Legal and Philosophical Perspectives (Routledge 2010) 190.

O’Connell, P, ‘Not Seeing the Forest for the Trees: A Reply to Rhoda Howard-Hassmann’ (2009) 9(1) Human Rights Law Review 135.

O’Connell, P, ‘On Reconciling Irreconcilables: Neo-liberal Globalisation and Human Rights’ (2007) 7(3) Human Rights Law Review 483.

O’Connell, P, ‘The Human Right to Health and the Privatisation of Irish Health Care’ (2005) 11(2) Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland 76.