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Title Poverty : rights, social citizenship, and legal activism / edited by Margot Young [and others]
Published Vancouver : UBC Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 389 pages)
Series Law and society series
Law and society series (Vancouver, B.C.)
Contents Reality checks : presuming innocence and proving guilt in Charter welfare cases / Martha Jackman -- But it's for your own good / Dianne Pothier -- Social rights and "common sense" : Gosselin through a media lens / David Schneiderman -- Claiming adjudicative space : social rights, equality, and citizenship / Bruce Porter -- Aboriginal women unmasked : using equality litigation to advance women's rights / Sharon Donna McIvor -- Welfare reform and the re-making of the model citizen / Janet E. Mosher -- The "Made in Québec" act to combat poverty and social exclusion : the complex relationship between poverty and human rights / Lucie Lamarche -- Accounting for rights and money in the Canadian Social Union / Barbara Cameron -- Collective economic rights and international trade agreements : in the vacuum of post-national capital control / Marjorie Griffin Cohen -- Minding the gap : human rights commitments and compliance / Shelagh Day -- Enforcing social and economic rights at the domestic level : a proposal / Gráinne McKeever and Fionnuala Ni Aoláin -- Litigating socio-economic rights in South Africa : how far will the courts go? / Karrisha Pillay -- Taking competence seriously / David Wiseman -- Dignity, equality, and second generation rights / Denise G. Réaume -- The charter as an impediment to welfare rollbacks : a meditation on "justice as fairness" as a "bedrock value" of the Canadian democratic project / Ken Norman -- Why rights now? : law and desperation / Margot Young -- The challenge of litigating the rights of poor people : the right to legal aid as a test case / Melina Buckley -- The subversion of human rights by governments in Canada / Gwen Brodsky
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Subject Canada. Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Basic needs -- Law and legislation -- Canada.
Citizenship -- Canada.
Human rights -- Canada.
Public welfare -- Law and legislation -- Canada.
Public welfare -- Canada.
Social rights -- Canada.
Welfare recipients -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.
Form Electronic book
Author Young, Margot.
LC no. 2007280173
ISBN 0774812877 (bound)
0774856017 (electronic bk.)
9780774812870 (bound)
9780774856010 (electronic bk.)