Sociology of Work & Labour

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Academic Careers and the Gender Gap

UBC Press

An analysis of the institutional, academic, family, and personal contributors to the academic gender gap in liberal-state universities.

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Reimagining Intervention in Young Lives

Work, Social Assistance, and Marginalization

UBC Press

Documents the experience of poverty, unemployment, homelessness, and intervention, and their effects on young people’s lives and social networks.

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Pineros

Latino Labour and the Changing Face of Forestry in the Pacific Northwest

UBC Press

Sarathy draws on interviews, government documents, and media accounts to trace the Latinization of forest labour in the US Pacific Northwest and the marginalization of Latino workers.

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Feminist Ethics and Social Policy

Towards a New Global Political Economy of Care

UBC Press

This volume addresses the theoretical and practical relationships among the feminization of migrant labour, the ethics of care, and social policy in the new global economy.

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Age, Gender, and Work

Small Information Technology Firms in the New Economy

UBC Press

A unique examination of how age and gender inform the workplace and its culture in the new knowledge-based economy.

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A Life in Balance?

Reopening the Family-Work Debate

UBC Press

This volume brings together feminist scholars from multiple disciplines to challenge the notion that work and family are two distinct areas of life in need of balance.

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Unions, Equity, and the Path to Renewal

UBC Press

This feminist analysis of union renewal strategies suggests that equity is the way to reposition organized labour as a central institution in workers’ lives.

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More Moments in Time

Images of Exemplary Nursing

Athabasca University Press

Perry’s weaving of interviewee’s stories and her own field notes and poetry creates a very personal perspective on nursing that leaves the reader with a greater understanding of the experience, and rewards, of caring for others.

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Solidarity First

Canadian Workers and Social Cohesion

Edited by Robert O'Brien
UBC Press

Solidarity First examines the concept and practice of social cohesion in terms of its impact on, and significance for, workers in Canada.

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Guarding the Gates

The Canadian Labour Movement and Immigration, 1872-1934

UBC Press

A pioneering study of Canadian labour leaders’ approach to immigration from the 1870s to the Great Depression.

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