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About Canada: Poverty
Jim Silver
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About Canada: Poverty

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For a country as wealthy as Canada, poverty is utterly unnecessary. In About Canada: Poverty, Jim Silver illustrates that poverty is about more than a shortage of money: it is complex and multifaceted and can profoundly damage the human spirit. At the centre of this analysis are Canada s neoliberal economic policies, which have created conditions that make a growing number ...more
Paperback, 164 pages
Published October 2nd 2014 by Fernwood Publishing (first published September 15th 2014)
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Jim Silver is a professor and chair of the Department of Urban and Inner-City Studies at the University of Winnipeg. His research interests are in inner-city, poverty-related, and community development issues. Jim is a member of the Manitoba Research Alliance and the leader of the Housing and Neighbourhood Revitalization stream of its SSHRC Partnership project, “Partnering for Change: ...more
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