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Author Crossman, Virginia,
Title Poverty and the poor law in Ireland, 1850-1914 / Virginia Crossman.
Imprint Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2013.

Author Crossman, Virginia,
Series Reappraisals in Irish history ; 4
Reappraisals in Irish history ; 4.
Subject Poor laws -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
Poor laws -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Poverty -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
Poverty -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Poor -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
Poor -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Poverty -- history.
Poverty -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Social Welfare -- history.
History, 19th Century.
History, 20th Century.
Description 1 online resource (253 pages) : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-242) and index.
Summary 'Poverty and the Poor Law in Ireland' provides a detailed and comprehensive assessment of the ideological basis and practical operation of the poor law system in the post-famine period in Ireland.
Note Print version record.
Contents Introduction -- Concepts of poverty and poor relief -- Context and trends -- Outdoor relief -- The workhouse -- The sick, infirm, and lunatics -- Single mothers and prostitutes -- Mendicancy and vagrancy -- Conclusion.
ISBN 9781781385708 (electronic bk.)
178138570X (electronic bk.)
9781781381014 (electronic bk.)
1781381011 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 875686080
Additional Format Print version: Crossman, Virginia. Poverty and the poor law in Ireland, 1850-1914. Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2013 9781781381014 (OCoLC)865012162