Rich and Poor: Perspectives on Tackling Inequality in Ireland

Sara Cantillon, Carmel Corrigan, Peadar Kirby, Joan O'Flynn

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Abstract

Rich and Poor offers perspectives for a fairer, more inclusive society and will be of particular interest to policymakers, researchers, academics, students, the media and anyone with an interest in issues of equality and fair play. Published in conjunction with the Combat Poverty Agency. Rich and Poor Perspectives on Tackling Inequality in Ireland Poverty is not inevitable. Rich and Poor analyses the reasons behind inequality in Ireland, the structural injustices which enforce it and the vested interests which preserve it. This book is a reasoned analysis with a carefully presented argument for a fairer, more inclusive society, based on justice and human rights. The authors of this wide-ranging study come from different backgrounds and each approaches their topic from a unique perspective, combining theoretical insights with pragmatic, direct proposals.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDublin
PublisherOak Tree Press
Commissioning bodyCombat Poverty Agency
Number of pages331
ISBN (Print) 9781860762116
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2001

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Keywords

  • poverty
  • Inequality
  • redistribution
  • Ireland
  • social policy

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Cantillon, S., Corrigan, C., Kirby, P., & O'Flynn, J. (2001). Rich and Poor: Perspectives on Tackling Inequality in Ireland. Dublin: Oak Tree Press.
Cantillon, Sara ; Corrigan, Carmel ; Kirby, Peadar ; O'Flynn, Joan. / Rich and Poor: Perspectives on Tackling Inequality in Ireland. Dublin : Oak Tree Press, 2001. 331 p.
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Cantillon, S, Corrigan, C, Kirby, P & O'Flynn, J 2001, Rich and Poor: Perspectives on Tackling Inequality in Ireland. Oak Tree Press, Dublin.

Rich and Poor: Perspectives on Tackling Inequality in Ireland. / Cantillon, Sara; Corrigan, Carmel; Kirby, Peadar; O'Flynn, Joan.

Dublin : Oak Tree Press, 2001. 331 p.

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Cantillon S, Corrigan C, Kirby P, O'Flynn J. Rich and Poor: Perspectives on Tackling Inequality in Ireland. Dublin: Oak Tree Press, 2001. 331 p.