After the Reforms: An Analysis of the Factors Associated with the Use of Legal Services in Child Welfare Proceedings in Ireland
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刊名: International Journal of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, 2019, Vol.8 (2)
来源数据库: IJMESS Int’l Publishers
原始语种摘要: Against the backdrop of austerity measures and public sector reforms in Ireland, this paper examined legal costs incurred in child welfare proceedings by the State Child and Family Agency - Tusla, using a need-based allocation model. The direct financial costs of engaging with legal services, necessitated by the adversarial nature of child welfare proceedings, were scrutinized to determine if resources were allocated based on need. Adopting a cross-sectional research design, secondary data (obtained from the organization's financial billing system. n =1032) were employed in an econometric analysis examining the factors influencing variations in Tusla's legal expenditure. The dependent variable was total amount billed by legal firm per observation and the independent variables included...
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  • welfare 福利
  • costs 费用
  • spending 经费
  • expenditure 支出
  • allocation 分配
  • dependent 从属的
  • financial 财政的
  • Analysis 分析
  • personnel 全体人员
  • variable 变量