Monthly Archives: May 2014

Huffington Post reports on welfare surveillance

The Huffington Post also recently reported on the intersections of poverty and surveillance: “For poor people, surveillance is an everyday reality.Take welfare recipients. To prevent fraud, the government uses eight surveillance tools to police those on Ontario Works, according to … Continue reading

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Column: Don’t care about surveillance? You’re probably white and middle class

My research on welfare surveillance was referenced in the Ottawa Citizen yesterday (May 16 ’14) in a column “Don’t Care about surveillance? You’re probably white and middle class”.

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Queen’s University Sociology Symposium 2014

Wednesday May 7th I will be presenting new material “An Abusive Neoliberal State: Cutting marginalized women’s lifelines to social assistance and women’s shelters” regarding the correlations between the cuts to OW Discretionary Benefits and the increase of low-income women accessing … Continue reading

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