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Lectures in Canadian Labour and Working-Class History

Lectures in Canadian Labour and Working-Class History

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Published by Canadian Committee on Labour .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Labor,
  • Canada,
  • History,
  • Labor unions,
  • Working class

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsW. J. C. Cherwinski (Editor), Gregory S. Kealey (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8559421M
    ISBN 100969206003
    ISBN 109780969206002

    CRAIG HERON teaches in the Social Science Division and History Department of York University. He is the author of Working in Steel: The Early Years in Canada, , co-author of All That Our Hands Have Done: A Pictorial History of the Hamilton Workers, and co-editor of On the Job: Confronting the Labour Process in Canada. Introduction --The June bride as the working-class bride: getting married in a Halifax working-class neighbourhood in the s / Suzanne Morton --Solving the labour problem at Imperial Oil: welfare capitalism in the Canadian petroleum industry, / H.M. Grant --Skill and gender in the Canadian clothing industry, / Mercedes.

      Working Class Experience is a sweeping and sympathetic study of the development of the Canadian working class since Beginning with a substantial and provocative introduction that discusses the historiography of the Canadian working class, the book goes on to establish a generalAuthor: Bryan D. Palmer. Heron, C. () '"Laborism and the Canadian Working Class." Labor / Le Travail. Memorial University of Newfoundland. Marks, L. () "The Knights of Labor and the Salvation Army: religion and working-class culture in Ontario, " Labor / Le Travail, 28,

      In The Canadian Labour Movement, historian Craig Heron tells the story of Canada's workers from the mid-nineteenth century through to today, painting a vivid picture of key developments such as the birth of craft unionism, the breakthroughs of the fifties and sixties, and the setbacks of the early twenty-first century.. This new edition has been completely updated, including a substantial new Reviews: 2.   The book explains that for 'the lads' it is their own culture which blocks teaching and prevents the realisation of liberal education aims. This culture exposes some of the contradictions within these formal aims and actually supplies the operational criteria by which a future in wage labour .


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Really a document of a lecture series for labour and working-class historians in andthe book covers over one hundred years of Canadian history and most regions of the country. Despite an overview section and a section on the nineteenth century, however, three quarters of its length is devoted to developments in this century.

To order past publications of The Canadian Committee on Labour History (CCLH), please email [email protected] In and the Canadian Studies Program of the Secretary of State funded four lecture series at Canadian universities on the history of the Canadian working class.

Lectures in Canadian labour and working-class history. John's, Nfld.: Committee on Canadian Labour History: New Hogtown Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Kaṇada: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: W J C Cherwinski; Gregory S Kealey; Committee on Canadian Labour History.

Lectures in Canadian Labour and Working-Class History ed. by W.J.C. Cherwinski, Gregory S. Kealey (review) Irving Abella; The Canadian Historical Review; University of Toronto Press; Vol Number 3, September ; pp.

; Review ; View Citation; Additional InformationAuthor: Irving Abella. To order past publications of The Canadian Committee on Labour History (CCLH), please email [email protected] This book sets out to present the economic and social writings of Colin McKay, a pioneer Marxian sociologist and economist in Canada (and no relation to the author), and to place McKay in the context of the international socialist tradition.

Canadian Labour and WorkingClass History Lecture Series 7 Dr Joy Parr Tape 2 The Canadian Brass; History 1C: Modern Civilization Present. This saw production gradually shift away from Canadian cities, further compromising labour’s base.

were not good years for the Canadian labour movement. Union density dropped from 39 per cent in to per cent by Infewer certifications were granted than in after an enormous slowdown in Canadian Working-Class History: Selected Readings, Third Edition, is an updated version of the bestselling reader that brings together recent and classic scholarship on the history, politics, and social groups of the working class in Canada.

Some of the changes readers will find in the new edition include better representation of women scholars and nine provocative and ground-breaking new. 2 thoughts on “ Back to Work: Revitalizing Labour and Working-Class History in Canada ” Mathieu Brûlé Septem at am. This is a great piece. The question of the current state of labour history is one that I’ve been thinking of a bit lately.

"As a work for undergraduate students and a non-academic general readership, the accomplishment that The Canadian Labour Movement represents should be acknowledged. [It is the only book to offer a brief, readable introduction to its subject drawing on the wealth of recent scholarship on Canadian working-class history this edition improves on the original and is bound to enjoy a Reviews: 2.

Labourism and the Working Class 8. The Great War, the State, and Working-Class Canada 9. Contours of a Workers’ Revolt. Part Four: A Gendered World Working Girls Boys Will Be Boys Male Wage-Earners and the Canadian State. Part Five: Doing History Workers in the Camera’s Eye The Labour Historian and Public History Working Class Experience is a sweeping and sympathetic study of the development of the Canadian working class since Beginning with a substantial and provocative introduction that discusses the historiography of the Canadian working class, the book goes on to establish a generalframework for analysis of what ultimately is a social history of Canada.

– The Canadian Labour Party is founded on the initiative of the Trades and Labour Congress of Canada. - The shooting death of Albert "Ginger" Goodwin sparks the Vancouver general strike, the first general strike in Canadian history.

- Western Labour Conference in Calgary leads to creation of One Big Union. The Canadian Labour Movement is a fascinating story that brings to life the working men and women who built Canada's unions. This concise history recounts the story of Canadian labour from the nineteenth century to the present day.

First published init has been updated to include new developments in the world of labour up to Heron depicts the major events and trends in labour.

Though the Canadian labour movement’s postwar political, economic and social achievements may have seemed like irrevocable contributions to human progress, they have proven to be anything but. Since the mids, labour’s political influence and capacity to defend, let alone extend, these gains has been seriously undermined by the strategies of both capitalist interests and the neoliberal.

Canadian Labour and Working Class History Lecture Series. Landan Ladd. By Memorial University of Newfoundland. Canadian Studies Programme. Abstract. An interview with H.

Landon Ladd, who has had a long, active life in the labour movement of Newfoundland and poor video quality. Ladd, H. Landon; Labour movement--Newfoundland.

In The Canadian Labour Movement, historian Craig Heron tells the story of Canada's workers from the mid-nineteenth century through to today, painting a vivid picture of key developments such as the birth of craft unionism, the breakthroughs of the fifties and sixties, and the setbacks of the early twenty-first century.

This new edition has been completely updated, including a substantial new. Bettina Bradbury, "Gender at Work at Home: Family Decisions, the Labour Market, and Girls' Contributions to the Family Economy," in Canadian and Australian Labour History, eds.

Gregory S. Kealey and Greg Patmore (Sydney: Australian Society for the Study of Labour History and the Committee on Canadian Labour History, ), and Canadian Labour, lfifiO (Kingston ), which is heavy on institutional development at the provincial and federal levels, but quite light on analysis of social and ideological developments.

Heron, "Labourism and the Canadian Working Class," Labour/Le Travail, 13 (Spring ). Labour and Working-Class History in Canada: Prospects in the s Gregory S. Kealey own book suggest that non-Marxist Canadian labour historians have risen to Palmer's critique-8 Ken McNaught's forthcoming Canadian Historical Review article, "E.P.

Thompson vs. Harold Logan," a. Access study documents, get answers to your study questions, and connect with real tutors for LABOUR STU 1A Introduction to the Canadian Labour Movement at.Associate Editors: Up for Debate Eric Arnesen. Canadian Working Class History: The Winnipeg General Strike of This paper explores the causes and the nature of the Winnipeg General Strike of and evaluates its significance.

The Great Canadian Adventure – Province by province Canadian history done through a smash book.Canada’s labour movement has a long history of improving workers’ everyday lives. We fought for and won many of the rights enjoyed by all workers today – minimum wages, overtime pay, workplace safety standards, maternity and parental leave, vacation pay, and protection from discrimination and harassment.

Today unions work hard every day to protect the rights we’ve won, and to win new.