Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2013

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719089114

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Mother and child

Maternity and child welfare in Dublin, 1922-60

Lindsey Earner-Byrne

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Newly available in paperback
  • Examines the history of maternal and child welfare in modern Ireland
  • One of the few books to offer an analysis of the Irish state's development in relation to welfare policy
  • Of critical importance in understanding how lobby groups operated in the early decades of the Irish state; examines religious, medical and lay lobbying
  • Re-evaluates the relationship between Church and State in modern Ireland revealing a much more nuanced and complex relationship than previously understood

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