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The political economy of the Irish welfare state : church, state and capital

Author: Fred W Powell
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2017. © 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating interpretation of the evolution of social policy in modern Ireland, as the product of a triangulated relationship between church, state and capital.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred W Powell
ISBN: 9781447332916 1447332911
OCLC Number: 979568314
Description: ix, 298 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: One. Why the welfare state matters --
Two. Revolution, culture and society --
Three. Welfare in the Free State --
Four. Religious nationalism, sectarianism and anti-semitism --
Five. The welfare state debate --
Six. Poverty and social inequality --
Seven. Liberty, gender and sexuality --
Eight. The marketisation of the welfare state --
Nine. Crisis, austerity and water --
Ten. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Fred Powell.

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"This is one of those rare books that can step back from the flow of history, identifying the continuities behind seemingly sweeping changes. Thus, it is far more than a history of the Irish welfare Read more...

 
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