History / Labour History

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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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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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Creating Postwar Canada

Community, Diversity, and Dissent, 1945-75

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When Coal Was King

Ladysmith and the Coal-Mining Industry on Vancouver Island

UBC Press

The first scholarly history of the Ladysmith miners, the Great Strike of 1912-1914, and the coalmining industry on Vancouver Island.

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