Poverty

Poverty

Power and privileges: gender discrimination and poverty: interim studies

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English
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Author: 
Gerd Johnsson-Latham
Publisher: 
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sweden
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Stockholm, Sweden

Examines ways female and male poverty and deprivation are defined and assessed. Details how these assessments influence efforts to reduce poverty and ill-health.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Gender inequality and poverty: trends, linkages, analysis and policy implications

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English
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Sally Baden
Kirsty Milward
Publisher: 
BRIDGE development-gender
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Brighton, UK

Provides a detailed analysis of poverty trends, poverty measurement, and the relevance of households and labour markets for gender and poverty issues.

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Includes bibliographical references.

When social policy is health policy: why increasing poverty and low income threatens Canadians’ health and health care system

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English
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Author: 
Dennis Raphael
Publisher: 
Canadian Review of Social Policy
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Illustrates the cardiovascular health threats posed to Canadian by increasing levels of poverty and low income. Link opens Word document.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Urbanisation and urban poverty: a gender analysis

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English
Author: 
Rachel Masika
Arjan de Haan
Sally Baden
Publisher: 
BRIDGE development-gender
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Brighton, UK

Argues that much of the literature on women, gender, and urban poverty issues have fallen outside the mainstream.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Education and poverty: a gender analysis

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English
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Zoe Oxaal
Publisher: 
BRIDGE development-gender
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Brighton, UK

Discusses contemporary debates on education and poverty and explains how a gender based analysis addresses women and girl's lack of access to education.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Health and poverty gender analysis

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English
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Zoe Oxaal
Sarah Cook
Publisher: 
BRIDGE development-gender
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Brighton, United Kingdom

Provides a gender analysis of health and poverty by comparing mainstream debates of health and poverty with a gender focused discussion.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Single motherhood and mental health: implications for primary prevention

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English
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Author: 
William R Avison
Publisher: 
Canadian Medical Association
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at research showing that single motherhood is associated with increased rates of affective disorder, poverty, and utilization of mental health services.

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Includes bibliographical references.

The Canadian fact book on poverty

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English
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David P. Ross
Katherine J. Scott
Peter J. Smith
Publisher: 
Canadian Council on Social Development
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Allows Canadains to gain a better understanding on poverty

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POVR.R67 2000

Welfare incomes 2005

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English
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Author: 
National Council of Welfare
Publisher: 
National Council of Welfare
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Estimates welfare incomes for 4 types of households: single employable person; single person with disability; lone parent with a two-year-old child; and, two-parent family with 2 children aged 10 and 15.

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ISBN 0662436318

Challenges and choices: keeping teenage mothers in school

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English
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Ministère de l'Éducation, Coordination à la condition féminine
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Quebec, QC

Points out the correlation between dropping out of school, early pregnancy, and poverty. Argues that teen mothers who lack support from parents, educators, and health and social services personnel end up uneducated, poor, isolated, and dependent. Offers examples of various initiatives taken in schools.

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ISBN 2550336070
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