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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

Rock Paper Sex

The Oldest Profession in Canada’s Oldest City

St. John’s is known as a flourishing port city, a cultural gem, and popular tourist destination: a picturesque city of pubs and restaurants, music and colourful houses. But a thriving sex … 232 View
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Introduction

From: Rock Paper Sex

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The author outlines the incident that began her interest in the voices of sex workers in St. John’s, ands describes the evolution of the project and her interactions with the individuals … 4 $0.40 Add
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Introduction Union Women’s Learning

From: Labour in Canada Cracking Labour's Glass Ceiling

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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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Kicking was the Whole Point

From: Rock Paper Sex

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The firsthand account of a young sex worker in St. Johns Newfoundland named Lori. The chapter includes a discussion of the factors that lead an individual to becoming a sex worker and includes … 8 $0.80 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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I Pay Top Price

From: Rock Paper Sex

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The firsthand account of a man named mike, who is a engages in the services of sex workers in St. Johns. A discussion of the relationships clients can form with sex workers and the internal … 6 $0.60 Add
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The Vagina Monologues

From: Rock Paper Sex

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The firsthand account of a sex worker in St. John’s named Emily. She relays her experiences with clients, and her business approach. The chapter ends with a discussion about the toll that … 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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There is No Such Thing as a Fifteen-Year-Old Prostitute

From: Rock Paper Sex

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The firsthand account of the experiences of a young abuse victim named Emily. She relays her experiences with sex slavery and the challenges that young women face trying to get justice in the … 7 $0.70 Add
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I Feel Like Mrs. Anybody

From: Rock Paper Sex

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The firsthand account of a strip dancer in St. John’s named Brook. A discussion about sex work in the context of body confidence, romantic relationships, maintaining a work-life balance and … 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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Make it Clean Through Creative Work

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The firsthand account of a sex worker in St. John’s named Megan. An account of a sex worker’s professional practices as well as a discussion about the potential positive impact that … 5 $0.50 Add