Poor people

Poor people

A futuristic nightmare

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
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Judy Darcy
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Vol 9, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

In this article Judy Darcy shares her vision of what life could be like under free trade. Illustrates the impact on social services and public programs. 

 


Are wage supplements the answer to the problems of the working poor?

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Andrew Jackson
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Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines different recommendations and finds wage supplements can play useful supporting roles in assisting the working poor, but should not be seen as the centerpiece of a new social architecture.

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ISBN 0886274990
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Includes bibliographical references.

"If welfare owns you, you can't do nothing": life on social assistance in New Brunswick

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English
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Ysabel Provencher
Chantal Bourassa
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Université de Moncton, School of Social Work, Action Research Laboratory
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Moncton, NB

Details the reality of Francophone social assistance recipients in New Brunswick.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Solutions that work: fighting poverty in Winnipeg

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English
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Jim Silver (ed.)
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Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba and Fernwood Publishing
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Looks at poverty in Winnipeg from different perspectives, and produces a layered and textured analysis focusing on solutions to poverty.

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ISBN 1552660214
POVR.S55 2000
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Includes bibliographical references.

Home sweet home? The impact of poor housing on health

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Alex Marsh
David Gordon
Christina Pantazis
Pauline Heslop
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The Policy Press
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Bristol, UK

Looks at the impact poor housing has on health, focusing on three main areas: housing deprivation impacts on overall health; the link between overcrowding and respiratory and infectious disease; and, housing deprivation and health in the context of other possible influences on health.

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ISBN 1861341768
POVR.M37 1999
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women's perspectives on poverty: photos and stories by women on low-income in Calgary

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English
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Lynda Laughlin
Donna McPhee
Maggie Pompeo
Women and a Fair Income Working Group
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Women and Fair Income Group
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Calgary, AB

Describes the impact of living on a low income through stories and photographs.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Unhealthy times: political economy perspectives on health and care in Canada

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English
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Pat Armstrong (ed.)
Hugh Armstrong (ed.)
David Coburn (ed.)
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Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Don Mills, ON

Explores the visible and not so visible aspects of health care reforms, using political economy perspectives.

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HERF.U54 2001
ISBN 0195415094
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Finding our way home: housing options in inner city Winnipeg for people with disabilities who are dying

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English
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Deborah Steinstra
Rhonda Wiebe
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Winnipeg Inner City Research Alliance
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the lack of safe, affordable, available and accessible inner city Winnipeg housing, lack of supports aailable for people living in the core area experiencing end of life transitions, and the barriers encountered by people with disabilities.

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Policies of exclusion, poverty and health: stories from the front. Project report: phase 1: the issues

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English
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Chrystal Ocean
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WISE: Wellbeing thru Inclusion Socially and Economically
Publication Date: 
2004
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Duncan, BC

Examines long- and short-term predicators that forecasted future poverty. Also looks at the effects caused by conditions of poverty. Written in the first person.

Women's charity audit best practices handbook

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Victoria Status of Women Action Group
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Status of Women Action Group
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Victoria, B.C.

Document women's experiences at local charities and provides recommendations on how to make charities more women friendly.

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