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Laboring for rights : unions and sexual diversity across nations

Laboring for rights : unions and sexual diversity across nations

Author: Gerald Hunt
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©1999.
Series: Queer politics, queer theories.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
A global look at labor unions and sexual minorities.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Études de cas
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Laboring for rights.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©1999
(DLC) 99014081
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Hunt
ISBN: 0585368961 9780585368962 9781439901175 1439901171 9781566397186 1566397189 128204723X 9781282047235 9786612047237 6612047232
OCLC Number: 47009303
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 302 pages)
Contents: What can be done? Sexual diversity and labor unions in perspective / Gerald Hunt --
No longer outsiders: labor's response to sexual diversity in Canada / Gerald Hunt --
Fighting it out in Canadian courts / Cytnthia Pertersen --
A short history of lesbian and gay labour activism in the United States / Christian Arthur Bain --
Lesbian and gay caucuses in the U.S. labor movement / Miriam Frank --
Domestic partner health benefits: the corporate mode vs. the union model / Desma Holcomb --
The limits to union: labor, gays and lesbian, and marriage in Hawaiʻi / Jonathan Goldberg-Hiller --
Silence at work: trade unions, gender, and sexual diversity in the South Pacific / Jacqueline Leckie --
Sexual identity and the Australian labor movement in historical perspective / Shane Ostenfeld --
At a turning point: organized labor, sexual diversity, and the new South Africa / Mazibuko K. Jara, Naomi Webester, and Gerald Hunt --
On the fringes of the new Europe: sexual diversity activism and the labor movement / David Rayside --
Labor unions and sexual diversity in Germany / Ronald Holzhacker --
British trade unions and sexual diversity: survey evidence since the 1980s / Phil Greasley --
Moving forward in unison: lesbian and gay self-organization in action / Fiona Colgan --
Laboring for rights in global perspective / Gerald Hunt.
Series Title: Queer politics, queer theories.
Responsibility: edited by Gerald Hunt.


Examines labor's response to issues as: benefits for same-sex partners, anti-discrimination language in collective agreements, and education. This book gives a vision to the subject of equity in the  Read more...


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