Social expenditure, redistribution and participation

Sara Cantillon, Eamon O'Shea

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This chapter examines the issues of social expenditure, redistribution and participation. Specifically it addresses three themes: social expenditure; the evidence of the effect of social expenditure on income redistribution; and a critical approach to these through an alternative emphasis on the most recent concept of "social quality".
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRich and Poor
Subtitle of host publicationPerspectives on Tackling Inequality in Ireland
EditorsSara Cantillon, Carmel Corrigan, Peadar Kirby, Joan O'Flynn
Place of PublicationDublin
PublisherOak Tree Press
ISBN (Print)186076211-5, 978-1860762116
Publication statusPublished - 2001


  • poverty
  • inequality
  • Ireland


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