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From consent to coercion : the assault on trade union freedoms.

Author: Leo Panitch
Publisher: North York, Ont. ; Tonawanda, New York : University of Toronto Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

From Consent to Coercion addresses several of the key issues about the future of unions and social democratic policies in Canada.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Panitch
ISBN: 9781442600966 1442600969
OCLC Number: 1104460292
Description: x, 270 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface to the Third Edition Part One: From the Era of Consent to the Era of Coercion 1. Introduction 2. The Post-War Era of Free Collective Bargaining 3. Permanent Exceptionalism: The Turn to Coercion in the 1970s Part Two: The Consolidation of Coercion in the 1980s 4. The Right to Strike: Freedom of Association and the Charter 5. The Mulroney Years: Freeing Trade, Coercing Labour 6. Consolidating Coercion in the Provinces 7. The Labour Movement in the New Era Part Three: Closing the Century: Social Democracy, Neoliberalism and Beyond 8. The Social Contract: Labour and the NDP 9. Neoliberalism, Labour, and the Canadian State 10. Towards a New Strategy for Labour Appendix I: Tables on Wages, Strikes, and Union Membership Table I: Decimal Change in Average Annual Real Wages, 1920-2000 Table II: Major Wage Settlements in Canada by Sector, 1980-2001 Table III: Strikes and Lockouts in Canada, 1960-2001 Table IV: Total Union Membership in Canada and the United States, 1940-2002 Appendix II: Legislative Orders Suspending the Right to Strike, 1950-2002 Appendix III: Legislation Amending Trade Unions Rights, 1982-2002 Glossary Index


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