Mel Cousins

Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy

Dublin

Ireland

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Scholarly Papers (63)

1.

Free Movement of Workers, EU Citizenship and Access to Social Advantages

Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 343-360, 2007
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 04 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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EU law, citizenship, free movement of workers, social advanatges

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Social Security, Social Assistance, and 'Special Non-Contributory Benefits': The Never-Ending Story

European Journal of Social Security, Volume 9 (2007), No. 1, 95-106
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 03 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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The Impact of the Introduction of Social Welfare Schemes in Ireland, (1930s-1950s)

MRPA Paper No. 3490
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2008
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Social security, Ireland, impact of social security, demography

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The European Convention on Human Rights, Non-Discrimination and Social Security: Great Scope, Little Depth?

Journal of Social Security Law, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 120-138, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Benefit Overpayments, the Common Law and Human Rights

Journal of Social Security Law, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 211-26, 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 04 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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The Social Security Rights of Transsexuals Under EU Law and the European Convention on Human Rights

European Law Journal
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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social security, transsexuals, EU law, human rights, equality

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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Constitutional Challenges

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Health Care Reform, Patient Protection, Affordable Care Act, Commerce Clause, Constitution

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The Creation of Association: The National Insurance Act, 1911 and Approved Societies in Ireland

ASSOCIATIONAL CULTURE IN IRELAND AND ABROAD, J. Kelly and R.V, Comerford, eds., Irish Academic Press, January 2011
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Political Budget Cycles and Social Security Budget Increases in the Republic of Ireland, 1923-2005

MRPA Paper No. 5359
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2011
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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political budget cycles, welfare state, social security, Ireland

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Poor Law Politics and Elections in Post-Famine Ireland

History Studies, Vol. 6, 2005
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2008
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Poor Law, Ireland, politicisation

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Charity, Philanthropy and Poverty in Ireland

POOR RELIEF AND CHARITY: RURAL SOCIETIES IN EUROPE 1850-1930, I. Brandes, K. Marx-Jaskulski, eds., Peter Lang, 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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''Sickness'', Gender and National Health Insurance in Ireland, 1922-40s

GENDER, MEDICINE AND THE STATE IN IRELAND AND THE UNITED STATES, Margaret Ó Hogartaigh and Margaret Preston, eds., Syracuse University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2011
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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National health insurance, gender, social security, Ireland

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The Habitual Residence Condition in Irish Social Welfare Law

Irish Journal of European Law, Vol. 13, pp. 187-206, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 02 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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EU law, Ireland, social security, habiutal residence

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Overview of Recent Cases Before the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice (January-March 2012)

European Journal of Social Security, 14(2), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Citizenship, Residence and Social Security

European Law Review, Vol. 32, pp. 386-395, 2007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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EU law, citizenship, social security

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The Impact of Recent CJEU Rulings on the Presence and Residence Rules for United Kingdom Disability Benefits

Journal of Social Security Law, 19 (1), 29-40
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Social Security Needs of Rural Workers

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jun 2011
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Social security, China, rural pensions

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Travellers, Equality and School Admission: Christian Brothers High School Clonmel v. Stokes

Bar Review, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Access to education, equality, Traveller, discrimination

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Collective Action and the Poor Law: The Political Mobilisation of the Irish Poor, 1851–1878

RIOTOUS ASSEMBLIES: REBELS, RIOTS AND REVOLTS IN IRELAND, W. Sheehan and M. Cronin, eds., Mercier, 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Chronic Pain, Impairment, Workers Compensation and Equality: Downey v. Nova Scotia (Workers Compensation Appeals Tribunal)

Canadian Bar Review, Vol. 89, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2011
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Workers Compensation, Equality, Impairment

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Human Rights, Anti-Discrimination and Social Security Benefits: Recent UK Case Law

Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 02 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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European Convention on Human Rights, Anti-Discrimination, Application in Recent Social Security Cases

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Health Care and Human Rights after Auton and Chaoulli

McGill Law Journal, Vol. 54, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Overview of Recent Cases Before the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice (July 2011 − September 2011)

European Journal of Social Security, 13(4), 471-79, 2011
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 15 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Overview of Recent Cases Before the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice (April 2011 − June 2011)

European Journal of Social Security, 13(3), 372-88
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Recent News and Case Law

European Journal of Social Security, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 403-420, December 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2013
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Recent News and Case Law

European Journal of Social Security, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 60-73, March 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2013
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Overview of Recent Cases Before the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice (September-December 2011)

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 May 2012 Last Revised: 15 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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The Politics of Poor Law Reform in Early Twentieth Century Ireland

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Poor relief, politics, welfare, Ireland

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Patient Mobility and National Health Systems

Legal Issues of Economic Integration, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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EU law, social security, patient mobility

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European Policies on Land Compensation and Support for Displaced Rural Workers: Relevance to China

Number of pages: 122 Posted: 10 Oct 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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China, land loss farmers, displaced rural workers, land compensation, social policy

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Age Discrimination and Social Benefits

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2014
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Charter of Rights, age discrimination, social benefits

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Integration into Work of Persons Who Were Already Disabled Before Adulthood: Ireland

Number of pages: 352 Posted: 03 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Disability, employment, Ireland

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Patmalniece v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2011] UKSC 11 Supreme Court

Journal of Social Security Law, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 136-142, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Access to Quasi-Judicial Decisions: Jama v. Minister for Social Protection

Dublin University Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 03 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Social security, appeals, acess to decisions, constitutional justice, fair procedures

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Widow's Pension and Gender Equality: Runkee v. United Kingdom

Journal of Social Security Law, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 90-98, 2008
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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35.

Workplace Equality in Ireland 2008

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Equality, employment, Ireland

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The 'Right to Reside' and Social Security Entitlements

Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 65-73, 2007
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Social security, right to reside, EU law

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Same-sex marriage, DOMA, equal protection, Tenth Amendment

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Poor Relief and Families in Nineteenth-Century Ireland and Italy

History of the Family, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 340-349, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
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Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Developing an Inclusive Society: The Way Forward

WELFARE POLICY AND POVERTY, p. 293, M. Cousins, ed., IPA, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jan 2011
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Overview of Recent Cases Before the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice (January-March 2009)

European Journal of Social Security, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 291-308, September 2009
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v. Sister IS & Sister KM

Journal of Social Security Law, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 240-45, 2010
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 04 May 2012
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The Right to Reside and Access to Social Security in the Courts of Appeal

Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, Vol. 30, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 03 May 2012
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Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Overview of Recent Cases Before the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice (October-December 2007)

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 05 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Social security, EU law, European Convention on Human Rights

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Recent News and Case Law, August-October 2010

European Journal of Social Security, 12(4), 371-83, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 15 May 2012
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Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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The Commission v Council (Special Non-Contributory Benefits) Judgment

European Journal of Social Security 2007 Vol.9 p.288-291
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 May 2012
Mel Cousins
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Asset Freezing, Social Security, and Human Rights

Kings College Law Journal, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 402-411, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 02 May 2012
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The Constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the Courts of Appeals

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Dec 2011
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Overview of Recent Cases Before the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice (January-April 2010)

European Journal of Social Security, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 156-166, June 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 14 May 2012
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R. (On the Application of Child Poverty Action Group) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Journal of Social Security Law, 18(2), 102-105
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 May 2012
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Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Overview of Recent Cases before the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice (March-May 2008)

European Journal of Social Security, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 159-168
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 04 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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European Convention on Human Rights, EU law, social security

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Overview of Recent Cases before the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice (December 2007-February 2008)

European Journal of Social Security, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 75-83
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 04 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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European Convention on Human Rights, EU law, social security

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Overview of Recent Cases Before the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice and of Legislative and Policy Developments (May-July 2010)

European Journal of Social Security, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 242-260, 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 14 May 2012
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Overview of Recent Cases Before the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice (May-September 2008)

European Jounrla of Social Security, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 295-301, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 04 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Overview of Recent Cases Before the European Court of Human Rights and the European Court of Justice (October-December 2008)

European Journal of Social Security, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 373-78, 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 04 May 2012
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy
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Registration of the Religion of Children Under the Irish Poor Law, 1838-1870

The Journal of Ecclesiastical History, Vol. 61, No. 1, pp. 107-124, 2010
Posted: 12 Jan 2011
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Country Report on Ireland

SECURITY: A GENERAL PRINCIPLE OF SOCIAL SECURITY LAW IN EUROPE, U. Becker, D. Pieters, F. Ross and P. Schoukens, Europa Law, 2010
Posted: 12 Jan 2011
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Patmalniece v. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Journal of Social Security Law, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 126-31, 2010
Posted: 12 Jan 2011
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''Words Mean What I Say They Mean'': An (Un)Certain Degree of Integration - Residence and Students Maintenance Grants

European Journal of Social Security, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 378-399, 2009
Posted: 11 Jan 2011
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‘Words Mean What I Say They Mean’ or, Social Assistance By Any Other Name

European Journal of Social Security, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 308-321, 2008
Posted: 11 Jan 2011
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Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy

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The Luczak v. Poland Judgment

Posted: 03 Jul 2008
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy

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European Convention on Human Rights, nationality, social insurance

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The Jonkman Case - Righting Former Wrongs

European Journal of Social Security, Vol. 10, 1, pp. 83-95
Posted: 03 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy

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EU law, equal treatment, social security

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The Flemish Care Insurance Case - Discrimination within Federal States

European Journal of Social Security, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 169-189
Posted: 03 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2011
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy

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EU law, free movement, discrimination

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The Implications of the European Convention on Human Rights for Social Security Appeals

European Journal of Social Security, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 180-190, 2005
Posted: 26 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2015
Mel Cousins
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Social Work and Social Policy

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Social security law, human rights, appeals