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Institutionalised for poverty: women's rights and child welfare in the Ireland, 1922-1996
While referring to all citizens of the Republic, the oft-cited reference to the 1916 Proclamation and cherishing all the children of the nation equally holds much relevance when discussing the institutionalisation of ...
‘Growing Up Poor’: child welfare, motherhood and the State during the First World War
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-11-23)
In the history of child welfare in Ireland and other western countries, the period during the First World War coincided with a time of international attention on poor and working-class families and children. As this occurred ...
Interrogating institutionalisation and child welfare: the Irish case, 1939–1991*
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-02-20)
The topic of institutionalisation and child welfare in Ireland has garnered increasing national and international public and scholarly attention over the past twenty years. This is not an Irish phenomenon. Governments ...