In Canadian Societies the group that are looked upon as disadvantaged, are suspected to increases in poverty. The groups are; .
1. Women .
3. Persons with Disability .
4. Aboriginal People .
- Increasingly evident is that womenâ€™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 .
The household as an economic unit.
- Social and Biological reproduction (mostly women dominated).
Public Realm .
- Productive Labour, earning an income (dominated by men).
Women Men .
*Double Ghetto .
- 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 dayâ€™s work outside of the home during the day, followed by .
the equivalent amount of time doing domestic labour required to keep the household .
~ Women were â€œpushedâ€ into the labour force as result of economic downturn .