Poverty

Poverty

CIDA's policy on poverty reduction

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English
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Canadian International Development Agency
Publisher: 
Canadian International Development Agency
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Gatineau, QC

Presents the CIDA's approach to poverty reduction which provides a framework for poverty reduction and guides programming in each of the six programming priorities for Canadian Official Development Assistance (ODA). Emphasizes the difference between "relief", which addresses the poor's survival needs, immediate problems, and the effects of inequities, and "reduction" - a process that addresses the causes of deprivation and inequity.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 066262260X
POVR.C36 1996

Telling it like it is: realities of parenting in poverty

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
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Paper
Author: 
Kathryn L. Green
Participants of "We Did It Together: Low Income Mother's Working Toward a Healthier Community
Publisher: 
Prairie Women's Health Centre of Excellence (PWHCE)
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Brings together 15 low-income mothers of preschool-aged children describing their challenges and the changes they would like to see in their community.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PWHCE POVR.G74 2001
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Review, Network Fall/Winter 2001/02: This book came out of a project, funded by the Prairie Women’s Health Centre of Excellence, which brought together fifteen low-income mothers in Saskatoon of preschool-aged children, who had taken part in programs like collective kitchens and parenting groups. It documents the barriers faced by low-income mothers and challenges the negative stereotypes too often associated with "welfare mothers."

Building capacity: enhancing women's economic participation through housing

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English
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Online
Author: 
Laura C. Johnson
Allison Ruddock
Canadian Housing and Renewal Association
Publisher: 
Status of Women Canada
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines whether affordable housing development and provision can be used to increase skill levels and employability for low-income women.

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ISBN 0662848969
POVR.J64 2000
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<p>Includes bibliographical references. Issued also in French under title: La création de capacités : accroître la participation des femmes à la vie économique par le logement.</p>

The society and population health reader. Volume I: income inequality and health

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English
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Paper
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I. Kawachi
B.P. Kennedy
R.G. Wilkinson
Publisher: 
The New Press
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Frings together the key research articles, commentaries and debates that have contributed to the nascent field of income inequality and its effects on health.

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ISBN 1565845714

Canadian Council on Social Development

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All women
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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
Français
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Consulting
Research
Community education/development
Advocacy
Publisher

Forms an organization that works to develop and promote sound and effective social programs.

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613-236-8977
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Email Address: 
council@ccsd.ca
Fax Number: 
613-236-2750
Street Address: 
309 Cooper St, 5th Fl
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Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2P 0G5

Personal security index 2003

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English
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Online
Author: 
PSI Project staff
Publisher: 
Canadian Council on Social Development
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Compares hard data on the economy, health and crime to polling information on how Canadians perceive they are faring in these three areas. Found that Canadians have a little more spending money in their pockets and more confidence in their job security, but they are less satisfied with the ability of their incomes to meet their basic needs – and increasingly anxious about Canada’s health and social safety nets.

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ISBN 0888105258
ISSN 17094909

Healthy beginnings: qualitative and quantitative program evaluation report

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Ellen Desjardins
Teresa Chong Low
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City of Toronto Department of Public Health, Stop 103 Foodbank, and FoodShare Metro Toronto
Publication Date: 
1990
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Evaluates the Healthy Beginnings program, a joint community development project which began in 1988 to provide a regular substantial amount of supplementary food for pregnant women on limited incomes.

ISBN/ISSN: 
PREG.D47 1990

Young women speak out: 1992 symposium report

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English
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Paper
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Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publisher: 
Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Publication Date: 
1992
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Identifies priority issues raised by young women: racism, self-esteem, education, feminism and sexism, the media, disabilities, teenage mothers and poverty, and violence.

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ISBN 0662592360
TEEN.C36 1992

Wealth and health, health and wealth

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Reg Warren
Publisher: 
Queen's Printer for Ontario
Publication Date: 
1994
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Examines how social, economic, or environmental determinants are related to the health of Ontarians and to reflect upon the policy and program implications implied by these determinants.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAD.W37 1994
ISBN 077828340

Health and wealth: how social and economic factors affect our well being

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English
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Paper
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Monica Townson
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that the quality of life in a society is one of the most powerful determinants of health, and that researchers are discovering that it is not the richest countries that have the best health, but the most egalitarian.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAD.T69 1999
ISBN 1550286587
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Review, Network Summer 1999: Health and Wealth: How Social and Economic Factors Affect Our Well Being argues that the quality of life in a society is one of the most powerful determinants of health, and that researchers are discovering that it is not the richest countries that have the best health, but the most egalitarian. Written by independent economic consultant Monica Townson.
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