Alternate Routes conference:
Low Waged Work, Social Reproduction and
the Promises/Perils of Participatory Budgeting
Toronto — 18 March 2016.
Earlier this year, the journal Alternate Routes organized a conference on the theme “Sub/Urbanizing Austerity: Impacts and Alternatives.” The following presentation is from panel three of the conference: “Low Waged Work, Social Reproduction and the Promises/Perils of Participatory Budgeting.”
Moderated by John Shields. Presentations by:
- Meg Luxton and Patricia McDermott, York University: “Low Wage Employment, Living in Toronto and the Crisis of Social Reproduction”
- Bryan Evans, Ryerson University: “Resisting the Expansion of Low Waged Work: A Comparative Survey of Living Wage Movements in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States”
- Laura Pin, York University: “Participatory Budgeting Projects and Neoliberal Urban Governance”
Organized by Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research.