Politics, Pauperism and Power in Late Nineteenth-Century Ireland
This is a study of the nature and operation of the Irish poor law system in the post-famine period. It traces the expansion of the system to encompass a wide range of welfare services, and explains the ideological and political context in which expansion took place.
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Poor law boards and the advance of Irish nationalism
Poor relief and the prosecution of the land campaign
the relief of distress
the poor law as an engine of social
women and poor law administration
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