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Title Advancing social rights in Canada / edited by Martha Jackman, Bruce Porter.

Published Toronto, Ontario : Irwin Law, 2014.


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Physical description vii, 441 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents International human rights in anti-poverty and housing strategies : making the connection / Bruce Porter -- Rights-based strategies to address homelessness and poverty in Canada : the Charter framework / Martha Jackman and Bruce Porter -- Poverty as a human rights violation (except in governmental anti-poverty strategies) / Vincent Greason -- Accountability regimes for federal social transfers : an exercise in deconstruction and reconstruction / Barbara Cameron -- Challenging discriminatory and punitive responses to homelessness in Canada / Marie-Eve Sylvestre and Céline Bellot -- Immutability hauntings : socio-economic status and women's right to just conditions of work under Section 15 of the Charter / Kerri A. Froc -- Litigating to advance the substantive equality rights of people with disabilities / Gwen Brodsky, Shelagh Day, and Yvonne Peters -- Access to energy : how form overtook substance and disempowered the poor in Nova Scotia / Claire McNeil and Vincent Calderhead -- Right to safe water and crown-aboriginal fiduciary law : litigating a resolution to the public health hazards of on-reserve water problems / Constance MacIntosh -- Participation and accountability : new avenues for human rights engagement with the distribution of health resources in Canada / Alana Klein -- Social rights and administrative justice / Lorne Sossin and Andrea Hill -- Environmental concerns and the interdependence of human rights : a path to political responsibility? / Sylvie Paquerot, translated from the French by Sadie Scapillato -- Has public protest gone to the dogs? A social rights approach to social protest law in Canada / Graham Mayeda -- Sleeping rough and shooting up : taking British Columbia's urban justice issues to court / Margot Young.
Other formats Issued also in electronic format.
Other author Jackman, Martha, editor.
Porter, Bruce, 1952- editor.
Subject Human rights -- Canada.
Social rights -- Canada.
ISBN 9781552213742