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Disadvantaged Groups

             In Canadian Societies the group that are looked upon as disadvantaged, are suspected to increases in poverty. The groups are;
             - Increasingly evident is that women's economic dependency within a patriarchal society has made poverty very likely
             - Known as Feminization of poverty; means that, without the support of a man, a women is likely to be poor. (Stats on pg.206)
             - At every stage of their lives, women are more prone to poverty than men, and more likely to be trapped, and eventually die, in a life of poverty
             - Social and Biological reproduction (mostly women dominated)
             - Productive Labour, earning an income (dominated by men)
             Women Men
             - Unpaid Domestic Labour *Highly paid, high-status
             - Poorly Paid (low-status pink- white-collar, physical blue
             Collar jobs in paid work force collar
             *Private Realm *Public Realm
             - greater suitability for -greater suitability for hard
             soft, emotional, passive, & nurturant cold aggressive,
             roles of wife, mother, and overall caregiver competitive marketplace
             ~ Traditional Pink Collar sectors clerical, teaching, nursing, social work, and domestic
             ~ Double Day- to do a full day's work outside of the home during the day, followed by
             the equivalent amount of time doing domestic labour required to keep the household

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