The invisible barrier: Neighbourhood poverty and integration of immigrants in Canada

  title={The invisible barrier: Neighbourhood poverty and integration of immigrants in Canada},
  author={Abdolmohammad Kazemipur and Shiva S. Halli},
  journal={Journal of International Migration and Integration / Revue de l'integration et de la migration internationale},
  • A. Kazemipur, S. Halli
  • Published 1 March 2000
  • Sociology
  • Journal of International Migration and Integration / Revue de l'integration et de la migration internationale
The rise of poverty among industrial nations including Canada since the late 1980s has resulted in a higher number of neighbourhoods with a high poverty rate, which in turn has led to an increase in the occurrence of other social ills such as poor educational and health care services, high crime, and high unemployment rates. The combination of these social ills and the social isolation experienced by those in extremely poor neighbourhoods has given rise to a particular lifestyle and subculture… 

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