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‘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 ...
'Ah, Ireland, the caring nation': foreign aid and Irish state identity in the long 1970s
(Cambridge University Press, 2013-05)
On a plane leaving Baidoa refugee camp in Somalia in late 1992, an Arab doctor offered John O'Shea, head of the relief agency Goal, a glimpse of how the Irish were viewed in that civil war-ravaged state. ‘Ah, Ireland’, he ...
Between internationalism and empire: Ireland, the 'Like-Minded' group, and the search for a new international order, 1974-82
(Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2015-07-31)
This article examines the response of a group of small and medium-sized states to the Global South's demands for a new international economic order in the 1970s and early 1980s. Reading that experience through the eyes of ...