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Professor Roger Keil: Cutting Transit City could increase racialized poverty, social dislocation

Professor Roger Keil: Cutting Transit City could increase racialized poverty, social dislocation

Economic spinoff arguments for transit can be complex, wrote NOW Magazine April 29 in a story about efforts by Toronto Mayor David Miller to save the Transit City plan: If people use their cars less, for example, they may have more cash to spend on clothes or theatre tickets, but there might be less work […]

Health Policy & Management professors address health, health care and illness prevention in Canada & US

Health Policy & Management professors address health, health care and illness prevention in Canada & US

Four years after it was first published, a second edition of the book Staying Alive: Critical Perspectives on Health, Illness, and Health Care has just been published, providing a fresh perspective on health, health care and illness. Co-edited by York School of Health Policy¬†& Management Professors Dennis Raphael and Marcia Rioux, along with University of […]

Grad student explores questions of race through digital technology

Grad student explores questions of race through digital technology

The technology to turn oneself into a mixed-race avatar might be confined to movies, but Brian Banton plays with racial manipulations of himself online, wrote the Toronto Star (online) Jan. 27 in a story that included five photos of him. As a York graduate student, he explores questions of racial hybridity as related to corporate […]