Based on comparisons of long-term developments and focusing on transnational connections, this book shows that historically there have been many varieties of trade unionism.
Who grows the food we eat? How important is it that family farms are viable in Canada today and in the future? How do viable family farms help determine the safety, diversity and sustainability of Canada's food systems? Why is this important to those of us who do not farm?
Popular conceptions hold that capitalism is driven almost entirely by the pursuit of profit and... Læs mere
Over the years many transnational labor alliances have succeeded in improving conditions for workers, but many more have... Læs mere
Urban public spaces, from the streets and squares of Buenos Aires to Zuccotti Park in New York City, have... Læs mere
A New New Deal offers a bold new plan to revitalize American labor activism and build a sense of common purpose between labor and community organizations though alliances organized at the regional level.
A biography of the American socialist Powers Hapgood, this volume shows how Hapgood's career illustrates important developments in the evolution of liberalism and radicalism, the industrial union and working classes in 20th-century America.
Examines the fundamental role of rural labour in the making of modern Brazil. Drawing on a wide range... Læs mere
A thought-provoking analysis of how internal migration in Gilded Age America undermined collective organizing and workers' political power.
The collapse of Britain's powerful labor movement has been one of the most... Læs mere
Nearly 300 entries describe the important people, organisations, ideas and political parties involved in organised labour. This text also provides a historical overview of labour movements in various countries.
Grounded in archival research and oral history, Militant Minority provides a valuable case study of one of the most organized and independent working classes in North America, during a period of ideological tension and unprecedented material advance.