Craig Heron

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The Canadian Labour Movement

A Short History

The Canadian Labour Movement tells the story of Canada’s workers since the mid-nineteenth century, painting a vivid picture of key developments, such as the birth of craft unionism, the … ; 240 View
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Prefaces to the Fourth, First and Second Editions

From: The Canadian Labour Movement

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The prefaces to the fourth, first and second editions of this book outline the changes the various editions have seen and to what degree. ; 2 $0.20 Add
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Introduction

From: The Canadian Labour Movement

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Author Craig Heron introduces the reader to the broad outlines of economic and social development in Canada that helped to shape the Canadian labour movement since the mid-nineteenth century. It … ; 14 $1.40 Add
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Chapter 1

The Craftworkers' Challenge

From: The Canadian Labour Movement

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This chapter traces the rise of working-class organizing in mid nineteenth-century Canada in the context of Canada’s First Industrial Revolution, moving from informal protests to narrowly … ; 27 $2.70 Add
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Chapter 2

The Workers' Revolt

From: The Canadian Labour Movement

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Chapter two deals with the emergence of new workers’ movements on the changing terrain of the Second Industrial Revolution in Canada. It also explores the emerging crisis for craftworkers … ; 30 $3.00 Add
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Chapter 3

The Giant Tamed

From: The Canadian Labour Movement

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This chapter considers the difficulties of organizing against employer hostility, relative state indifference, economic depression in the 1930s and then the emergence of vibrant new … ; 27 $2.70 Add
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Chapter 4

The New Resistance

From: The Canadian Labour Movement

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Author Craig Heron explores the rise of new waves of labour unrest in the 1960s and 1970s. The chapter addresses the economic, social and political conditions that spawned this new resistance and … ; 22 $2.20 Add
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Chapter 5

Counterattack

From: The Canadian Labour Movement

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Chapter five examines the emerging response of the state and private employers to the new working-class militancy of the 1970s. It considers the introduction of wage and price controls, … ; 26 $2.60 Add
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Labour Challenges at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

From: The Canadian Labour Movement

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This chapter traces the emergence of new forces within the Canadian labour movement aimed at revitalizing it: nationalists upset with the close connection to US labour, Quebec workers determined … ; 34 $3.40 Add
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Chapter 7

The Struggle Continues

From: Women and Work (Sample Coursepack)

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Chapter seven examines the impact that the triumph of neo-liberalism had on the Canadian labour movement in the 1990s and the early 2000s. It includes the many state measures introduced to … ; 26 $2.60 Add
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Glossary of Labour Centrals

From: Understanding Canada's Political Economy (Sample CoursePack)

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A comprehensive list of all labour centrals mentioned in each chapter. ; 3 $0.30 Add
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Further Reading

From: The Canadian Labour Movement

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A list of resources for further reading. ; 17 $1.70 Add