Poverty and precarity

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Poverty in Canada, Second Edition

By (author) Dennis Raphael
Categories: Poverty and precarity

This book is unlike any other. Poverty in Canada provides a unique, interdisciplinary perspective on poverty and its importance to the health and quality of life of Canadians. This volume considers a range ...

Persistent Poverty

?It?s a very short trip from the limousine seat to the curb. ? Jim Mann never missed a payroll for the dozen men who worked for his flourishing landscaping business he built from the ground up. Now he ...

Poverty

Recent years have seen the retrenchment of Canadian social programs and the restructuring of the welfare state along neo-liberal lines. Social programs have been cut back, eliminated, or recast in exclusionary ...

Poverty and Policy in Canada

By (author) Dennis Raphael
Foreword by Jack Layton
Categories: Poverty and precarity

Poverty and Policy in Canada provides a unique, interdisciplinary perspective on poverty and its importance to the health and quality of life of Canadians. This original volume considers a range of issues ...

Child Poverty and the Canadian Welfare State

In 2005, 1. 2 million children in Canada were living below the poverty level. This represents a 20 percent increase since 1989, the year that the federal government unanimously passed a resolution to ...