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Irish Social Policy in Context

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IRISH SOCIAL POLICY IN CONTEXT

PAPERBACK by Kiely, Gabriel

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ISBN
9781900621250
IMPRINT
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN PRESS
 
 
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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN PRESS
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
368 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
03 SEP 1999

DESCRIPTION

The historical development of Irish social policy is charted here, with discussion of major influences on policy formation. Ireland is presented in a comparative context and as an example of the mixed economy of welfare. Policy-making, financing and evaluation are explained.

CONTENTS

Overview of Irish social policy, Gabriel Kiely; foundation stones of Irish social policy 1831-51, Helen Burke; from the fifties to the nineties - social policy comes out of the shadows, Pauline Conroy; mixed economy of welfare, Bryan Fanning; comparing welfare states - the case of Ireland, Anne O'Donnell; impact of the European Union on social policy, Sylda Langford; employment equality since accession to EU, Anne Doyle; the policy process, Catherine Earley; social partnership in Ireland, Michael Rush; public consultation and participation in policy making, Rachel Iredale; citizenship theory, Jennifer D'Arcy; poverty, Helen Johnson; women and social policy, Patricia Kennedy; the family and social policy, Gabriel Kiely; financing social services, Eithne Fitzgerald; cross-cutting initiatives in public policy, Deirdre Carroll; social policy evaluation, Nessa Winston.