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Jim Silver -Professor Emeritus

Jim  Silver Title: Professor Emeritus - Urban and Inner-City Studies
Email: j.silver@uwinnipeg.ca


Expertise/Interests: Jim has published extensively on inner-city and poverty-related issues. 

Jim has been very active in the redevelopment of the old Merchants Hotel on Selkirk Avenue into Merchants Corner, which will have 30 units of subsidized housing for students with families, and where Urban & Inner-City Studies will be located, sharing space with the North End high school support program, CEDA/Pathways to Education. Jim was also very active, for 6 or 7 years, in the redevelopment of Lord Selkirk Park and has been actively involved in a number of other community initiatives in Winnipeg's inner city.

Some recent books include: 
Jim Silver, Solving Poverty (2016); Jim Silver, About Canada: Poverty (2014); Elizabeth Comack, Lawrence Deane, Larry Morrissette & Jim Silver, Indians Wear Red: Colonialism, Resistance and Aboriginal Street Gangs (2013); Jim Silver (ed.), Moving Forward, Giving Back: Transformative Aboriginal Adult Education (2013); Jim Silver, Good Places to Live: Poverty and Public Housing in Canada (2011); Lynne Fernandez, Shauna MacKinnon and Jim Silver (eds.), The Social Determinants of Health in Manitoba (2010); Jim Silver, In Their Own Voices: Building Urban Aboriginal Communities (2006)His next book, expected to be published in late spring, 2015, is Housing Matters: Low-Income Rental Housing in Winnipeg.