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Eating away the social safety net

Beth Lynn Wilson

Eating away the social safety net

a report on the rising incidence of acute hunger among Toronto food bank recipients (1992-2001).

by Beth Lynn Wilson

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.S.W.) -- University of Toronto, 2002.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Th`eses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche : negative.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20136257M
ISBN 100612741834
OCLC/WorldCa54460334

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The Future of Capitalism: How Today’s Economic Forces Shape Tomorrow’s World, Lester C. Thurow (New York: William Morrow and Company, ). Robert Allen is . Downloadable! The past 25 years has seen substantial change in the social safety nets for families with children in the US and Canada. Both countries have moved away from cash welfare but the US has done so relying more exclusively on inwork benefits with work requirements. This paper examines this evolution across the two countries and examines the effects on Cited by: 3.

  As Anand Giridharadas reveals in his bracing book, is overpowering our sense of community and starting to eat away at the fabric of society. justifying the creation of social safety. NBER Program(s):Children, Labor Studies, Public Economics. The past 25 years has seen substantial change in the social safety nets for families with children in the US and Canada. Both countries have moved away from cash welfare but the US has done so relying more exclusively on inwork benefits with work by: 3.


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