As tax payers and charity givers, we spend millions of dollars to address poverty… but does it all really make much of a difference? And how do we measure the impact?
Abe Oudshoorn is currently Assistant Professor and the Year 3 & 4 Lead at The Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Western University. He is cross appointed with Lawson Health Research Institute and the Department of Psychiatry, Western University. His teaching interests involve community health, mental health, global health, research methods/statistics, and advanced Nursing theory. And his research interests include women’s homelessness, program evaluation, health promotion, critical ethnography, qualitative methods, participatory action research, poverty and health, critical theory, mental health, and others.
Links and Notes
- Abe’s website is abeoudshoorn.com (on Twitter at @abeoudshoorn)
- Listen to conversation with Gerda Zonruiter on the cost of poverty
- Related blog posts about poverty: Aesop on Privilege, People with lived experience, There is no single ‘root cause’ of poverty
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