Rethinking the Politics of Labour in Canada

October 29, 2012

From the Publisher:

With essays from established and emerging scholars from a wide range of disciplines, this collection assesses the past, present and uncertain future of labour politics in Canada. Bringing together the traditional electoral-based aspects of labour politics with analyses of the newer and rediscovered forms of working-class organization and social movement-influenced strategies, which have become increasingly important in the Canadian labour movement, this book seeks to take stock of these new forms of labour politics, understand their emergence and assess their impact on the future of labour in Canada.

Watch editors Stephanie Ross and Larry Savage speak about the book here.

Watch contributor Bryan Evans deliver a talk called “The NDP in an era of Neoliberalism” here.

Watch contributor Simon Black discuss community unionism and the labour movement here.

Rethinking the Politics of Labour in Canada, edited by Stephanie Ross and Larry Savage. Halifax : Fernwood Pub., 2012. 223 p. ISBN 9781552664780 (pbk.)

For more information on the availability of this title from the University of Toronto Libraries catalogue, click here.


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