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- Bookstorm 2016; US$ 14.95
From his early start as a passionate pro-labour and anti-apartheid campaigner in Britain in the 1960s, to championing and defending the rights of workers in South Africa for the last 30 years, Patrick Craven first served as the editor of the Congress of South African Trade Union's magazine, then rose through the ranks of the Congress to become National... more...
- Beacon Press 2017; US$ 16.00
The inside story of the first successful $15 minimum wage campaign that renewed a national labor movement SeaTac, Washington?a small city built around Seattle-Tacoma International Airport?gained national recognition as the first successful $15 minimum wage battleground. But what most people don?t know is that the SeaTac fight didn?t begin with wages.... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 28.95
Complemented with interviews with workers, managers, and business owners, Manufacturing Mennonites pioneers two important new trajectories for scholarship - how religion can affect business history, and how class relations have influenced religious history. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00
A belief in individual self-determination powered the development of universal human rights and inspired social movements from anti-slavery to socialism and feminism. At the same time, every attempt to embed individualism in systems of education and employment has eventually led to increased social inequality. Across the globe individualism has been... more...