‘A Gigantic System of Casual Pauperism’: the Contested Role of the Workhouse in Late Nineteenth-Century Belfast

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Welfare State and the 'Deviant Poor' in Europe, 1870-1933
EditorsBeate Althammer, Andreas Gestrich, Jens Gründler
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages42-57
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781137333612
Publication statusPublished - May 2014

Keywords

  • welfare states
  • poor relief
  • European History

Cite this

Purdue, O. (2014). ‘A Gigantic System of Casual Pauperism’: the Contested Role of the Workhouse in Late Nineteenth-Century Belfast. In B. Althammer, A. Gestrich, & J. Gründler (Eds.), The Welfare State and the 'Deviant Poor' in Europe, 1870-1933 (pp. 42-57). Palgrave Macmillan.
Purdue, Olwen. / ‘A Gigantic System of Casual Pauperism’ : the Contested Role of the Workhouse in Late Nineteenth-Century Belfast. The Welfare State and the 'Deviant Poor' in Europe, 1870-1933. editor / Beate Althammer ; Andreas Gestrich ; Jens Gründler. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. pp. 42-57
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‘A Gigantic System of Casual Pauperism’ : the Contested Role of the Workhouse in Late Nineteenth-Century Belfast. / Purdue, Olwen.

The Welfare State and the 'Deviant Poor' in Europe, 1870-1933. ed. / Beate Althammer; Andreas Gestrich; Jens Gründler. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. p. 42-57.

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Purdue O. ‘A Gigantic System of Casual Pauperism’: the Contested Role of the Workhouse in Late Nineteenth-Century Belfast. In Althammer B, Gestrich A, Gründler J, editors, The Welfare State and the 'Deviant Poor' in Europe, 1870-1933. Palgrave Macmillan. 2014. p. 42-57