Politics, pauperism and power in late nineteenth-century Ireland

Author(s): 
Crossman, Virginia
ISBN: 
9780719091346
Date published: 
February 2014
Paperback
Price: 
£14.99

This is a study of the nature and operation of the poor law system in post-Famine ireland. Topics covered include the politicisation of the welfare system, the relief of distress, the provision of labourers' cottages and the role of women.