Esurio: Journal of Hunger and Poverty

Esurio is a student refereed academic journal published by the Ontario Association of Food Banks (www.oafb.ca) in collaboration with Meal Exchange (www.mealexchange.com). Esurio publishes articles on issues of hunger, poverty and food security in Ontario through a youth lens. The journal features articles written and reviewed by graduate and undergraduate students and is published twice annually.

Vol 1, No 1 (2008)

Table of Contents

Welcome Remarks

Welcome From The Premier PDF
Dalton McGuinty
Welcome Message - Deb Matthews, Chair of Ontario's Cabinet Committee on Poverty Reduction PDF
Deb Matthews

Student Articles

Struggles, strengths and solutions: Exploring food security with young Aboriginal moms PDF
Cyndy Ann. Baskin, Bonnie Guarisco, Ruth Koleszar-Green, Nadya Melanson, Cheryl Osawamick
Energy Poverty as Ideological Poverty in Canada PDF
Kristen Meredith. Forbes Cairney
Housing as a Human Right: Understanding the Need to Align Toronto's Legal Planning Framework with City Council's Vision to End Homelessness & the Affordable Housing Crisis PDF
Caroline Cormier
The Orphaned Child: Homelessness as Social Policy in Ontario PDF
Greg Mann
Causes and Consequences of an Unsustainable Food System PDF
Chryslyn Pais
Community Responsibility For Social Welfare: A Beneficial or Negative Shift for Communities for Communities? PDF
Meaghan Ross
Food reclamation as an approach to hunger and waste: A conceptual analysis of the charitable food sector in Toronto, Ontario PDF
Helen Thang
Canadian Women and Children Hit Hard by the Impacts of Food Insecurity - Part One PDF
Leisha Zamecnik

Invited Submissions

Welcome Message & Notes from Richard Florida PDF
Vass Bednar
Energy Poverty is Poverty PDF
Deryk King
Welcome Message - Judith Maxwell PDF
Judith Maxwell
Why Food Banks? PDF
Geoffrey Lougheed
A Response To: Why Food Banks? PDF
Robert White, Karyn Cooper
A Vision for Esurio: Change the World with Words PDF
Adam Spence
Welcome Message - Toronto Food Policy Council PDF
Wayne Roberts