Andersen, R. and J. Curtis (2013). Public Opinion on Social Spending 1980–2005. Inequality and the Fading of Redistributive Politics. K. Banting and J. Myles. Vancouver, UBC Press: 141–164.
An examination of changes in Canadian public opinion on welfare spending under consideration of economic and political context
Clément, D. (2008). Canada’s Rights Revolution: Social Movements and Social Change, 1937–82. Vancouver, UBC Press.
Provides an examination of the history of human rights violations and human rights activism in Canadian history as well as a discussion of social movement organization as motors of social change
Sharma, R.D. (2012). Poverty in Canada. Don Mills, Oxford University Press.
A short introduction to poverty in Canada that includes a discussion of theoretical approaches, groups most affected by poverty and the working poor.
Willis, P. (1977). Learning to Labor: How Working Class Kids Get Working Class Jobs. New York, Columbia University Press.
An examination of class reproduction through socialization within a context of limited opportunities.
Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness: http://caeh.ca/
Hub for information pertaining to homelessness in Canada
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives: https://www.policyalternatives.ca/ceo
This online real-time pay clock tracks the average incomes of CEOs and average Canadians. CCPA also provides a number of different poverty-related reports
Canadian Policy Research Network: http://cprn.org/index.cfm
Archived information about public policy and social inequality
The Homeless Hub: http://www.homelesshub.ca/
Extensive resource hub for research pertaining to poverty and homelessness
Film tip: No Place Called Home: https://www.nfb.ca/film/no_place_called_home/
This film chronicles the trials and tribulations of a poor Canadian family the face homelessness after being evicted from their home