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  • Working in Steelby Craig Heron

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 28.95

    Heron's examination of the impact of new technology in Canada's Second Industrial Revolution challenges the popular notion that mass-production workers lost all skill, power, and pride in the work process. more...

  • The Workers' Festivalby Craig Heron; Steve Penfold

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 48.95

    The Workers' Festival ranges widely into many key themes of labour history - union politics and rivalries, radical movements, religion, race and gender, and consumerism/leisure - as well as cultural history - public celebration/urban procession, urban space and communication, and popular culture. more...

  • Workplace Democracyby Donald V. Nightingale

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 25.95

    This book begins with a historical review of how authority in the Canadian workplace has changed over the past century. It proceeds to outline a theory of organization which provides a broad conceptual framework for the empirical analysis which follows.  more...

  • Unfree Labour?by Aziz Choudry; Adrian Smith

    PM Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    Over the past decade, Canada has experienced considerable growth in labour migration. Moreover, temporary labour migration has replaced permanent immigration as the primary means by which people enter Canada. Utilizing the rhetoric of maintaining competitiveness, Canadian employers and the state have ushered in an era of neoliberal migration alongside... more...

  • Health and Safety in Canadian Workplacesby Jason Foster; Bob Barnetson

    Athabasca University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    Workplace injuries happen every day and can profoundly affect workers, their families, and the communities in which they live. This textbook is for workers and students looking for an introduction to injury prevention on the job. It offers an extensive overview of central occupational health and safety (OHS) concepts and practices and provides practical... more...

  • Norway Outside the European Unionby Clive Archer

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    In November 1994 the Norwegian electorate rejected membership of the European Union. Professor Archer examines the background to this decision both in terms of an expression of interests within Norway and in terms of national feeling. He then investigates the subsequent interaction between Norway and the EU through the European Economic Area (EEA)... more...

  • Advances in Industrial and Labor Relationsby David Lewin; Bruce E. Kaufman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 120.99

    Volume 16 of Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations (AILR) highlights important and interesting aspects of industrial and labor relations. Such issues include alternative approaches to establishing an ownership culture, accounting for union collective action through resource acquisition and mobilization, union avoidance through double-breasting,... more...

  • Assembling Flowers and Cultivating Homesby Greta Friedemann-Sánchez

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 39.99

    This ethnographic study explores the links between agro-industrial employment in the context of economic adjustment programs and the individual experience of employment and economic change at the household level. Author Greta Friedemann-Sánchez's challenges the current academic consensus that transnational assembly line industries reinforce patriarchal... more...

  • The Realities of Partnership at Workby Martin Upchurch; Andy Danford; Stephanie Tailby; Mike Richardson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    A definitive study of partnership at work in the UK, with extensive surveys and interviews in organizations from the finance, NHS and local government sectors. The authors challenge conventional assumptions about the mutual interest associated with partnership, and find evidence of work intensification where partnership has been introduced. more...

  • Equal Opportunities and Ethnic Inequality in European Labour Marketsby Karen Kraal; Judith Roosblad; John Wrench

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 34.50

    An international comparative study on scientific research on the employment situation of migrants and ethnic minorities in European countries more...