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Blair, C., & Scott, K. G. (2002). Proportion of LD placements associated with low socioeconomic status: Evidence for a gradient? Journal of Special Education, 36, 14–22.

Davidhizar, R., Shearer, R., & Reimer, J. (2000). The new face of poverty in Canada – Implications for health care professionals. Leadership in Health Services, 13, 3, x–xiii.

Diala, C. C., Muntaner, C., & Walrath, C. (2004). Gender, occupational, and socioeconomic correlates of alcohol and drug abuse among U.S. rural, metropolitan, and urban residents. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 30, 409–428.

Kazemipur, A. & Halli, S. S. (2000). The colour of poverty: A study of the poverty of ethnic and immigrant groups in Canada. International Migration, 38, 1, 69–88.

Lorant, V., Deliege, D., Eaton, W., Robert, A., Philippot, P., & Ansseau, M. (2003). Socioeconomic inequalities in depression: A meta-analysis. American Journal of Epidemiology, 157, 98–112.

Morrow, M., Hanivsky, O., & Varcoe, C. (2004). Women and violence: The effects of dismantling the welfare state. Critical Social Policy, 24, 358–384.

Pope, J. F., & Arthur, N. (2009). Socioeconomic Status and Class: A Challenge for the Practice of Psychology in Canada. Canadian Psychology, 50(2), 55-65.

Smith, L. (2005). Psychotherapy, classism, and the poor: Conspicuous by their absence. American Psychologist, 60, 687–696.

Vera, E. M., & Shin, R. Q. (2006). Promoting strengths in a socially toxic world: Supporting resiliency with systemic interventions. The Counseling Psychologist, 34, 80–89.

Vera, E. M., & Speight, S. L. (2003). Multicultural competence, social justice, and counseling psychology: Expanding our roles. Counseling Psychologist, 31, 253–272.


Albanese, P. (2010). Child poverty in Canada (Issues in Canada series). Toronto, ON: Oxford University Press.

Armstrong, K. L. (2007). Advancing social justice by challenging socioeconomic disadvantage. In C. C. Lee (ed.) Counseling for Social Justice (2nd ed.). Alexandria, VA: Amercian Counseling Association.


Cornish, M. (January 2008). Closing the gender gap in Ontario: Securing justice for women’s work. Prepared for the Canadian Human Resources Reporter (by EqualPayCoalition.org). Taken from: http://www.opseu.org/committees/equity/pdf/canadianhumanrightsreporter.pdf on May 4, 2010.

Public Health Agency of Canada (2006). The Human Face of Mental Health and Mental Illness in Canada. Ottawa, ON: Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada.

United Nations Development Programme, (1998). Overcoming Human Poverty. New York, NY: United Nations Publications. As cited in Townson, Monica. (2000). A report card on women and poverty. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

World Health Organization (2009). Mental health, resilience, and inequalities. Taken from: http://www.euro.who.int/document/e92227.pdf on March 31, 2010.


Noel, A., & Larocque, F. (August, 2009). Aboriginal Peoples and Poverty in Canada: Can Provincial Governments Make a Difference? Paper prepared for the Annual Meeting of the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee 19 (RC19), Montréal, QC.


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