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Canada's rights revolution : social movements and social change, 1937-82

Canada's rights revolution : social movements and social change, 1937-82

Author: Dominique Clément
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, 2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

In the first major study of postwar social movement organizations in Canada, Dominique Clement provides a history of the human rights movement as seen through the eyes of two generations of activists.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dominique Clément
ISBN: 9780774814799 0774814799
OCLC Number: 896129193
Awards: Winner of John Porter Tradition of Excellence Book Award from the Canadian Sociological Association 2009 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 281 s.)
Contents: Acknowledgments1 Introduction2 Canada's Rights Revolution3 The Forties and Fifties: The First Generation4 Social Movement Organizations: A Brief Introduction5 The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association6 La Ligue des droits de l'homme7 The Canadian Civil Liberties Association8 The Newfoundland-Labrador Human Rights Association9 ConclusionNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Dominique Clément


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This book is a good introduction to civil liberty and human rights advocacy, and to important issues facing Canadian social movements. It is well suited to upper level undergraduate courses and for Read more...

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