Chapter 3 Resources

By , September 24, 2012 9:00 am

Alienation and Conformity

Granovsetter Article: “The Strength of Weak Ties”

Anti-gang PSA

United Way (video)

Poverty by Postal Code (map)

United Way (video)

Professor Scot Wortley (UofT website)

Prevention Intervention Toronto (see attachment)

Breaking the Cycle: Youth Gang Exit and Ambassador Leadership Project (website)

Boonaa Mohammed: Green Card (spoken word – YouTube)

Poverty and Affluence

Two Jobs, Almost Invisible: Maheswary (newspaper article)

Maheswary Follow-up (newspaper article)

Three Cities Report (increasing gap between rich and poor, decline of middle class)

Meet Myriam Canas(case study)

Case study why a job doesn’t pay (clawbacks)

Vital Signs 2011 (Toronto Community Foundation – click on highlights of report – PDF)

TVO Why Poverty (infographic)

TVO Aboriginal Poverty (infographic)

Types of Income Inequality

Statistics Canada: Percentage of Persons in Low Income

Statistics Canada: Selected Income Concepts By Main Family Types

Canadian Council on Social Development: Percentage Distribution of Total Income of Families and Unattached Individuals by Quintiles, Canada, 1980 to 1996

Statistics Canada: Average Total Income By Family Type, Select Years, 1976 to 2008

Statistics Canada: Employment Trends of Women and Men Aged 15 and Over, 1976 to 2009

Statistics Canada: Percentage of Lone-parent Owner and Renter Households Spending 30% or More of Their Income on Shelter, 2001 and 2006

Statistics Canada: Low Income Before Tax Cut-Offs (2005)

Statistics Canada: Women Employed as a Percentage of All Occupations, 1987 and 2009

Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services: Ontario Works Basic Needs Rates – 2008

Systemic Discrimination

Child_Care_Costs and Female Participation

Unicef: Justice for Girls in Afghanistan (video) – singular society transitioning to pluralistic?

CBC Doc Zone: The F Word – Who Wants to Be a Feminist? (video)

National Chief Phil Fontaine: Make Poverty History (video)

Holmes on Reserve Homes (video)

Attawapiskat School Toxic Contamination (video)

CTV Story on Attawapiskat School (video)

CBC: Crisis in Attawapiskat

Toronto Star: Racial Profiling in Toronto

Dominant and Alternative Paradigms

Bounty Paper Towel Commercial (video)

CBC Marketplace: The Toilet Paper Chase


Competitive Energy Reduction

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