2020

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Local Government in Practice

Cases in Governance, Planning and Policy

Local Government in Practice: Cases in Governance, Planning, and Policy equips students to effectively deal with contemporary challenges within local government. Through a series of … 330 View

The Attack on Nova Scotia’s Schools

The story behind 25 years of tumultuous change

Nova Scotia’s public schools and their students have faced dramatic conflict and drastic change over the past 25 years. While critics charge that schools are failing kids, teachers have … 180 View

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

Women and Work

Feminism, Labour, and Social Reproduction

With #MeToo dominating headlines and an unprecedented number of women running for office, the fight for women’s equality has perhaps never been higher on the political agenda. Around … 192 View
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Acknowledgements

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Author’s acknowledgements. 2 $0.20 Add
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Foreword

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Preface

From: Local Government in Practice

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An introduction to the structure and purpose of the book and author acknowledgements. ; 4 $0.40 Add
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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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About the Authors

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Introduction

From: Women and Work

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The author notes that the book is about how feminists have understood women’s work, then provides a short examination of feminist theories of labour: equality, critical equality, and social … 9 $0.90 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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The Roots of Educational Reform

From: The Attack on Nova Scotia's Schools

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A Brief Introduction to Local Government

From: Local Government in Practice

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This chapter orients the reader to the scope, brief history, language, legal frameworks, municipal structures and politics of local government in Canada. It also introduces the case study … ; ; 30 $3.00 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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Inventing the Myth that Our Schools Are Failing (1980-2000)

From: The Attack on Nova Scotia's Schools

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The Labour Lens

From: Women and Work

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The chapter considers the question – "What is work?" – then explores the historical intersections between capitalism, work, women, and feminist theory. 15 $1.50 Add