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The End of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland

Donnacha Seán Lucey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087578
eISBN:
9781526104014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087578.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores welfare provision in Ireland from the revolutionary period to the 1940s, This work is a significant addition to the growing historiography of twentieth-century Ireland which moves ... More


The Search for Solutions

Edward Rohs and Judith Estrine

in Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823240227
eISBN:
9780823240265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240227.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

Throughout U.S. history people of good have debated the issues of how to best serve the most vulnerable children in the population: How can society give impoverished, orphaned, and abandoned children ... More


The poor law and the Irish revolution: the case of the Cork workhouse

Donnacha Seán Lucey

in The End of the Irish Poor Law?: Welfare and healthcare reform in revolutionary and independent Ireland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719087578
eISBN:
9781526104014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087578.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines attempts to reform the poor law during the Irish Revolution (1918-23). It explores attitudes among advanced nationalists towards the poor and recipients of poor relief and ... More


The Disadvantaged Other

Meghan Condon and Amber Wichowsky

in The Economic Other: Inequality in the American Political Imagination

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226691732
eISBN:
9780226691909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226691909.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter investigates what Americans think about when they imagine those at the bottom rungs of the socioeconomic ladder. Drawing on public opinion surveys and qualitative data from open-ended ... More


Poverty Propaganda: Exploring the Myths

Tracy Shildrick

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447323976
eISBN:
9781447323990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323976.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Does ‘real’ poverty still exist in Britain? How do people differentiate between the supposed ‘deserving’ and ‘undeserving’ poor? Is there a culture of worklessness passed down from generation to ... More


Stratification through Medicaid: Public Prenatal Care in New York City

Elise Andaya

in Unequal Coverage: The Experience of Health Care Reform in the United States

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479897001
eISBN:
9781479834402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897001.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Elise Andaya’s chapter focuses on Medicaid-covered prenatal care in New York State to illustrate how health care for low-income people after the passage of the ACA reconstituted preexisting patterns ... More


A late and uncertain comer in developing anti-poverty policies

Chiara Saraceno, David Benassi, and Enrica Morlicchio

in Poverty in Italy: Features and Drivers in a European Perspective

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447352211
eISBN:
9781447352259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352211.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter analyses the Italian system of social protection (including family allowances) with particular regard to its scarce efficacy in supporting the poor and to the fragmentation that often ... More


Subjects, Aliens, Citizens, Migrants

Bridget Anderson

in Us and Them?: The Dangerous Politics of Immigration Control

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199691593
eISBN:
9780191752421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691593.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 2 examines the hardening of borders from the ‘outside’, the differentiation between subjects, foreigners and aliens, and the emergence of the migrant via the alien and the subject, set in ... More


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