Labour goes to war : the CIO and the people's war, and the construction of a new social order, 1939-45 (eBook, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Labour goes to war : the CIO and the people's war, and the construction of a new social order, 1939-45

Author: Wendy Cuthbertson
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : University of British Columbia, ©2012.
Series: Studies in Canadian military history series; Trabajo (E-libro--2014/09)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the explosive growth of the CIO in Canada during the Second World War, showing how cultural as well as economic forces were at work in the gritty work of union organizing.

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Cuthbertson
OCLC Number: 929715252
Notes: Published in Association with the Canadian War Museum.
Description: 1 online resource ([vii], 228 p).
Contents: Introduction1 "A Trifle Depressing": The CIO on the Eve of War2 Organizing the Unorganized in Wartime3 Wartime Organizing: Getting to a Majority4 "Becoming Unionized as Well as Organized": Union Sociability, the Transmission of Ideas, and the Creed of Equality5 "The War for the Common Man": The CIO's Narrative of a Fulfilled Democracy6 "Equal Partners in This World Crusade": Women, Equal Pay, and the CIOConclusionNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history series; Trabajo (E-libro--2014/09)
Responsibility: Wendy Cuthbertson.

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Although the CIO began the Second World War on precarious ground, by 1945 it had become a powerhouse. Labour Goes to War explains how this transformation took place, offering original insight into Read more...

 
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