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Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Dawson, Charles. 'Suggested substitutes for the present poor law system'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XI Part LXXXVI, 1905/1906, pp428-438
Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland Vol. XI Part LXXXVI 1905/1906
The continual complaints in Great Britain and Ireland of the
inefficiency and extravagance of the Poor Law System, have
been accentuated of late by the labour crisis and want of
Criticisms abound and commissions of inquiry have been
started. I think the present system might, with great
advantage, be replaced by the schemes which I shall submit.
However, a brief inquiry into the origin and history of
the Poor Law is necessary, before dealing with a remedy.
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