Introduction 1. The Origins of Child Welfare in Ireland, 1889-1952 2. The NSPCC in Ireland, 1889-1921 3. The NSPCC 'in transition', 1922-56 4. Institutionalisation, the State and the NSPCC 5. Incest and Immorality 6. Gender, Familial Problems and the NSPCC Conclusion Appendices Bibliography Index -- .
Sarah-Anne Buckley is Lecturer in History in the National University of Ireland, Galway -- .
"[the book] ..forms an important part of the growing body of work on child welfare in Ireland" (Caitriona Crowe; Irish Times, March 2014) -- .