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Working Paper
Gray, Jane and ClĂ­ona Rooney
2018
January
Supporting low income working families: enabling resilience
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resilience, households, poverty, in-work benefits
Final report of the Enabling Resilience project
This study investigated the experiences and resilience practices of low-income families receiving Family Income Supplement. The research was carried out using a sequential mixed-method approach with an emphasis on the qualitative phase of the study. Key findings include: FIS enables resilience by supporting work FIS recipients must balance working with complex caring responsibilities Precarious employment creates challenges for FIS recipients Many FIS recipients feel disconnected from sources of information and help.
Maynooth, County Kildare
Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute
MUSSI Working Paper Series 2
https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/sites/default/files/assets/document/ER%20Final%20report%20for%20publication_Jan18_2.pdf
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Irish Research Council (IRC)
In collaboration with the Department of Social Protection under the Research for Policy and Society Programme 2015, Strand 2 Department of Social Protection Research Innovation Award, Grant Number RFPS/2015/26.