Linda mcquaig and neil brooks linda mcquaig, a veteran left-wing book author and toronto star pundit, infuses the book with its spirit of social activism curing income inequality means using the tax system to confiscate wealth from the rich and deliver it to the poor—a policy that some of my fellow columnists at the. Review maroney, heather jon y meg luxton (1997) “gender at work: canadian feminist political economy since 1988”, en w clement (ed) understanding canada mcquaig, linda (1993) the wealthy banker's wife: the assault on equality in canada toronto: penguin books ——— (1995) shooting the hippo: death. For a comparative perspective, see briskin, linda, “socialist feminism: from the standpoint of practice,” in connelly, m patricia and armstrong, pat, eds 381 –416 google scholar and mcquaig, linda, the wealthy banker's wife: the assault on equality in canada (toronto: penguin, 1993), 101–05.
The wealthy banker's wife: the assault on equality in canada [linda mcquaig] on amazoncom write a customer review a powerful book written in defense of the canadian welfare state, the wealthy banker fs wife takes a critical look at the american social-welfare system and compares its counterpart in europe.
Continuum books gans, herbert (1982) urban villagers: group and class in the life of italian-americans new york: the free press gans, herbert (1995) (1966) power and privilege: a theory of social stratification new york: mcgraw -hill linda mcquaig (1993) the wealthy bankers wife penguin publishers. The wealthy banker's wife no wonder this book was an instant best seller it bashes the tories while it celebrates the canadian penchant for social equality linda mcquaig argues that mulroney and his minions, relying on subterfuge, have systematically sabotaged social security by scuttling one social support.
Linda joy mcquaig is a canadian journalist, columnist, non-fiction author and social critic she is best known for her series of best-selling books that challenge the dominant free-market economic ideology of recent decades her books make the case for a more egalitarian distribution of power, income and wealth. Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online the most respected administrators in georgia tech's history the students, the faculty, the company representatives, a previous exposure m o r t g a g e b a n k e r s i n s u r o r s.
A popular form of these ideas can be found in the books of investigative journalist linda mcquaig such as the wealthy banker's wife (1993), and the social security review, launched in 1973, was intended to lead to joint federal- provincial expansion of public social services and assistance for the. Canadian journalist linda mcquaig has played an important role in publicizing the role of government policy-making in through best-selling books such as behind closed doors: how the rich won control of canada's tax system – and ended up richer, 5 the wealthy banker's wife:the assault on equality in canada. The political-economic side of the argument was articulated by linda mcquaig in her book the wealthy banker's wife: programs that are specifically for the poor are always parsimonious, she argued, and are easily whittled away because the poor are politically marginalized universal programs that.
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