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Supporting low income working families: enabling resilience. MUSSI Working Paper No 2
Gray, Jane; Rooney, Clíona
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.
Keyword(s): resilience; households; poverty; in-work benefits; MUSSI
Publication Date:
2018
Type: Report
Peer-Reviewed: Yes
Institution: Maynooth University
Citation(s): Gray, Jane and Rooney, Clíona (2018) Supporting low income working families: enabling resilience. MUSSI Working Paper No 2. Working Paper. Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute, Maynooth, County Kildare.
Publisher(s): Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute
File Format(s): application/pdf
Related Link(s): http://eprints.maynoothuniversity.ie/9203/1/ER
First Indexed: 2018-02-01 06:16:16 Last Updated: 2018-04-11 06:09:43