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This section contains all of Social Justice Ireland’s publications.   These publications are divided into a number of categories – Paper, Policy Briefing, Presentation, Research, Social Policy Book, Socio-Economic Review and Submission.  This section also contains publications on issues not included in the categories listed and publications from other sources.  These are contained in the category ‘Other’.

A full analysis of the challenges in promoting sustainability and our policy proposals are contained in our Socio-Economic Review 2018, Social Justice Matters. The chapter is available below.

A full analysis of the challenges facing Rural Ireland and our policy proposals are contained in our Socio-Economic Review 2018, Social Justice Matters. The chapter is available below.

A full analysis of the challenges and our proposals on Public Services including childcare, public transport, free legal aid, libraries, telecommunications and broadband, sports & recreation, and financial services are contained in our Socio-Economic Review 2018, Social Justice Matters. The chapter is available below.

A full analysis of the challenges in the area of Education, and our policy proposals, are contained in our Socio-Economic Review 2018, Social Justice Matters. The chapter is available below.

Social Justice Ireland’s policy briefing on Fairness and Tax Reform examines the need to raise Ireland’s overall tax take.  It outlines how this can be done in a fair way by reforming the tax system and broadening the tax base.  The briefing also focuses on corporate tax reform and assesses a number of income tax and USC proposals from the persepctive of fairness and the most appropriate use of limited resources.  

Social Justice Ireland has published its annual review of the social inclusion aspects of Ireland's National Reform Programme and the Europe 2020 Strategy.  The review examines Ireland's performance in relation to the targets set within the National Reform Programme on poverty and social inclusion, employment and education. 

The Sustainable Progress Index measures Ireland's progress on the SDG's over time compared to the other countries in the EU 15.  It measures progress on economy, society and the environment.  

This report is the third issue of Social Justice Ireland’s Employment Monitor; a quarterly output examining Ireland’s employment situation, including employment numbers, significant labour market trends, and other aspects of the macro-economy.  In this issue, the Employment Monitor focuses on underemployment, low pay, and income adequacy.

'Europe: The Excluded Suffer while Europe Stagnates’ is the tenth publication in Social Justice Ireland’s European Research Series.  The report reviews the social situation in the 28 EU member states and makes some proposals and recommendations for a more sustainable and inclusive future.  It analyses performance in areas such as poverty and inequality, employment, access to key public services and taxation.  

The executive summary of Social Justice Ireland's Socio-Economic Review 2017 'A New Social Contract for a New Century' is available below.

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