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1

Explain the changes in many Canadian urban centres over the past few decades that have resulted in a distinct radicalized underclass who experience poverty on a daily basis.

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2

Explain how power creates opportunities for resistance and give an example.

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3

What has been the effect of Roger's Place on downtown residents and why?

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4

How is the Ice District another example of neoliberlism's production of wealth inequalities?

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5

Of those in poverty in 2014, ____% were Indigenous.

46%

6

Alberta Advantage:

- no provincial sale tax
- lower provincial tax rate
- low royalties on oil sands and development
- one of the lowest minimum wages in the country
- deregulated utilities

7

How are sport arenas the solution?

- spending cuts at all levels of government
- devotion of responsibilities to lower levels of government (more limited in ability to raise income)
- to compensate, cities brand themselves to attract private investment
- to offer premium accommodations, world class tourism attractions, retail opportunities, and sport franchises

8

Resistance to downtown arenas:

- implicated in the discourse of neoliberalism and capitalism: biopower
- biopower creates opportunities for resistance
- resistance is a product of power

9

_____ contradiction creates conditions for resistance to neoliberal manifestations of biopwer.

wage-labour

10

____ ____, ____ ____, lack of ____ and ____ all create conditions that creative people can manipulate.

- wage suppression
- job insecurity
- benefits
- pension

11

Facing a future of ____ and ____ labour, many of these men had even less incentive to work for ____ and regularly turned to grey and black markets to obtain money and a wide range of ____ and services.

- precarious
- exploitative
- capital
- commodities

12

Explain the changes in many Canadian urban centres over the past few decades that have resulted in district racialized underclass who experience poverty on a daily basis.

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13

Explain how power creates opportunities for resistance and give an example.

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