Search Resources (English): Socioeconomic status

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And we still ain't satisfied: gender inequality in Canada: a status report for 2001

Summarizes the current economic status of women in Canada using most current data from Statistics Canada. Emphasis placed on illustrating the income gap between men and women, and the prevalance of lower income among women. Report shows that the gender gap is wider than commonly perceived and must continue to be addressed.

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Published: 2001
Recognition of lesbian couples: an inalienable right

Provides a critical analysis of incrementalist strategy and the formal equality approach as applied to the legal recognition of same-sex couples in Canada.

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Published: 2002
The impact of relationship recognition on lesbian women in Canada: still separate and only somewhat "equivalent"

Evaluates how the fact of relationship recognition affects lesbian and gay couples in terms of their legal, economic and social status.

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Published: 2001
Social investment in New Brunswick

Shows case studies of social investment. Discusses challenges, strengths and values of each case.

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Published: 2000
Reducing the impact: working with pregnant women who live in difficult life situations
Provides a resource manual for service providers who work with pregnant women including current research, strategies and recommendations and references to further resources. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Effect of neighbourhood income and maternal education on birth outcomes: a population-based study
Studies the extent to which associations between adverse birth outcomes and socio-economic status can be identified using individual-level measures (maternal level of education) and community-level measures (neighbourhood income). (See Details)
Published: 2006
The Children’s Fitness Tax Credit: Less than meets the eye
Discusses how the Children's Fitness Tax Credit may unfairly advantage some Canadian families and leave others behind. As well, how the design of the tax credit does not take into account differences in participation in physical activity by gender. (See Details)
Published: Spring/Summer 2007
The role of socio-economic status in diabetes in women

A study that found that low levels of household income and education are associated with the onset of type 2 diabetes in Canadian women, independent of other factors such as the well-established relationship with excess weight. For men, the association between type 2 diabetes and lower education attainment disappeared entirely when weight and behavioural factors were taken into account.

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Published: 2010