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Labour in Canada Cracking Labour’s Glass Ceiling

Transforming Lives Through Women's Unison Education

Although the health of the trade union movement may rest on its ability to include women in membership and leadership, little attention has been paid to women-only labour education. This original … ; ; 144 View
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Introduction Union Women’s Learning

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Facilitation Training for Union Women

The Saskatchewan Experience

From: Labour in Canada Cracking Labour's Glass Ceiling

Chapter One discusses course facilitation at the Prairie School for Union Women. Adriane and Barb have both designed and led facilitation-training courses at the school, and their passion and … ; 10 $1.00 Add
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Feminism and Transformation

The Prairie School for Union Women

From: Labour in Canada Cracking Labour's Glass Ceiling

Cindy joins Adriane to descibe two community-based participatory action research projects they initiated with the Prairie School for Union Women’s Steering Committee. The first project … ; 11 $1.10 Add
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Union Women on Turtle Island

A Conversation

From: Labour in Canada Cracking Labour's Glass Ceiling

Chapter Three explores the voices of Indigenous women who facilitated the course Union Women on Turtle Island. Cindy conducts an interview with Sandra Ahenekew and Yvonne Hotzak, who describe how … ; ; 9 $0.90 Add
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Confronting Limits, Pushing Boundaries

LGBTQ Education and Activism

From: Labour in Canada Cracking Labour's Glass Ceiling

Donna Smith takes a reflective stance on her work in labour education as a lesbian woman. She explains the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer activism in the labour movement … 8 $0.80 Add
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The Wall

Reflections on a Workshop Methodology

From: Labour in Canada Cracking Labour's Glass Ceiling

Chapter Five is a retrospective on The Wall methodology by Bev Burke and Suzanne Doerge, long-time social-movement eduators who created the methodology to empower women to take action on … ; 19 $1.90 Add
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Work and Human Dignity

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Addresses the idea that basic income will de-incentivize paid work, while challenging the notion that paid work is superior to other forms of work such as caregiving/child rearing. 19 $1.90 Add
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Regina V. Polk Women’s Labor Leadership Conference

Whole Body, Whole-life Struggle

From: Labour in Canada Cracking Labour's Glass Ceiling

In Chapter 6 Helena Worthen, now a retired professor from the University of Illinois Labor Education Program, discusses the Regina V. Polk Women’s Labor Leadership Conference, which she … 12 $1.20 Add
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The Dominant Breast Cancer Causation Paradigm

Challenging it Through the Lens of Media Discourses

From: Sick and Tired

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Key Moments in Breast Cancer News The Propaganda Model and Critical Discourse Analysis A Paradigm Shift in the Discourses? Conclusions and Discussion 11 $1.10 Add
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Women and Basic Income

From: Basic Income for Canadians

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Discusses the positive impact basic income would have on women, including the ability to leave abusive relationships without fear of crippling poverty and compensation for unpaid work. Critiques … 16 $1.60 Add
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Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Making Occupational Health Compatible with Gender Equality

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Gender and Sex Segregation at Work Other Gendered Characteristics of Working Life Gendered Division of Occupational Health Effects Risks in Work Usually Assigned to Women Risks Associated with … 13 $1.30 Add
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Wild in Massachusetts

Leadership Development for a Changing Labour Movement

From: Labour in Canada Cracking Labour's Glass Ceiling

Dale Melcher, Tess Ewing and Susan Winning, labour educators based at the University of Massachusetts, examine best practices and challenges of the Women’s Institute for Leadership … ; ; 18 $1.80 Add
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Immigrant Men’s and Women’s Occupational Health

Questioning the Myths

From: Sick and Tired

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The Myth of the Uneducated Immigrants The Myth of the Unhealthy Immigrants The Myth of the Unsafe Immigrants From Careless Workers to Vulnerable Workers Conclusions 12 $1.20 Add
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Leaders for Tomorrow

Putting Diverse Leadership in ETFO

From: Labour in Canada Cracking Labour's Glass Ceiling

Chapter Eight, by Carol Zavitz, with staff in the Equality and Women’s Services department at the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario, describes the structure and analyzes the … 12 $1.20 Add
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Women Breaking Barriers

Using Education to Develop Women's Leadership Inside Canada's Largest Union

From: Labour in Canada Cracking Labour's Glass Ceiling

In Chapter 9, Morna Ballantyne and Jane Stinson, retired national staff with the Canadian Union of Public Employees, discuss Women Breaking Barriers, the leadership program for women activists … ; 18 $1.80 Add