Social Policy

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Bound By Power: Intended Consequences
Klaehn, Jeffery (ed.)
Book
These essays focus on how power and ideology work within society. Interviews are with Noam Chomsky, Linda McQuaig, Robert Bertuzzi and others. They speak to the issues of the understanding of power an...
Changing Course: A study guide for Canadian social analysis
Book
1987
A study guide for individuals and groups who are trying to make sense of our society, and want to learn how to improve it.
Falling Behind: The State of Working Canada, 2000
Jackson, Andrew, Robinson, David, Baldwin,Bob, Wiggins, Cindy
Book
2000
An accessible collation of data and analysis, analyzed from a progressive perspective, about the social and economic realities of working people in Canada.
Income and Health
Quick, Allison ; Wilkinson, Richard
Book
1991
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?: Sources News Release
Article
2012
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Latin America's Social Policies Have Given Women a Boost
Frayssinet,Fabiana
Article
2015
Although they do not specifically target women, social policies like family allowances and pensions have improved the lives of women in Latin America, the region that has made the biggest strides so f...
Liberation, Then What?: Against The Current vol. 124
Webber, Jeffery R.
Article
2006
In a lucid contribution to our understanding of contemporary Africa, David Seddon and Leo Zeilig recently charted that continent's two waves of popular protest and class struggle over the last 40 year...
Seven Public Sector Myths
Finn, Ed
Article
Fact and fiction about the public sector.
Social Determinants of Health: Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.
The Social Passion: Religion and Social Reform in Canada 1914-28
Allen, Richard
Book
1973
An account of the movement within Canadian protestantism which sought to revive the neglected social dimensions of Christianity and to involve the church in social action.
The Socialist Register 1970: Volume7: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1979
The Socialist Register 1978: Volume 15: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
What is Neoliberalism?: A Brief Definition for Activists
Martinez, Elizabeth; Garcia, Arnoldo
Article
1996
Neo-liberalism is a set of economic policies that have become widespread during the last 25 years or so. Although the word is rarely heard in the United States, you can clearly see the effects of neo-...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Caledon Institute of Social Policy
Our work in social policy research, analysis and public education focuses on poverty and social policy, covering areas such as income security, taxation, social spending, employment and poverty analys...
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
To facilitate research on social and economic issues facing Canada and to promote alternatives for business and government.
Canadian Health Coalition
National movement to preserve and improve the national standards of Medicare. Advocates establishing community based, just, socially and economically efficient, comprehensive, integrated health and so...
Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women
CRIAW is a national organization that promotes and disseminates feminist research through: a Bank of Researchers; research grants, awards and prizes; publication of research papers and research tools;...
Centre for Social Justice
The CSJ conducts research, educates and advocates to narrow the gap in income, wealth and power and enhance peace and human security. It does this by bringing together academics, labour unions, faith...
Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada
Advocate for accessible, affordable, high quality, comprehensive, not for profit child care for every Canadian.
Citizens for Public Justice
CPJ is a national organization promoting justice in Canadian public affairs, responding politically to God's call for love toward our neighbour and responsibility for our environment. We use research,...
Dying With Dignity
To improve the quality of dying for all Canadians in accordance with their own wishes, values and beliefs.
KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives
KAIROS brings together churches and religious organziations to respond to issues of common concern, advocate for social change and join faith with action for social transformation.
Neighbourhood Link Support Services
Advocates for seniors' rights, comments on government policies, and provides services, programming, and supportive housing in east Toronto.
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants
A coalition of 133 community-based immigrant and refugee service agencies located throughout the province of Ontario.
Ontario Health Coalition
The Ontario Health Coalition is a network of over 400 grassroots community organizations representing virtually all areas of Ontario. Our primary goal is to empower the members of our constituent orga...
Ontario Public Health Association
To enhance the health of all the people of Ontario and to eliminate all preventable health problems.
This Magazine
This Magazine tells you what's happening and why. News across Canada, award-winning investigations, columnists, fiction, poetry, comics, more!
Transport Action Canada
Transport 2000 Canada is a non-profit, non-partisan federation of consumer groups and individuals which advocates improved rail passenger, air, bus, marine and urban transportation throughout Canada. ...
Urban Alliance on Race Relations
Identify and analyze patterns of racial discrimination in Canadian institutions and systems and to act as an advocate for racial minorities in overcoming these barriers.

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

Association of Day Care Operators of Ontario (ADCO)
The Association of Daycare Operators of Ontario (ADCO) is the industry association for childcare owner/operators. Member centres may be commercial or not-for-profit enterprises. ADCO receives no government funding. Its members str...
European Union
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Econo...
International Labour Organization
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to advancing opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. Its main aims are to promote ri...

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Social Policy Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to social policy in the Sources directory for the media.