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Women challenging unions : feminism, democracy and militancy

Author: Linda Briskin; Patricia McDermott
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©1993.
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All of the authors share a commitment to workplace militancy and a more democratic union movement, to women's resistance to the devaluation of their work, to their agency in the change-making process.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Women challenging unions.
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©1993
Named Person: Börngen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Briskin; Patricia McDermott
ISBN: 0802028721 9780802028723 080207376X 9780802073761
OCLC Number: 33968366
Description: xi, 346 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The feminist challenge to the unions / Linda Briskin and Patricia McDermott --
The Eaton's strike: we wouldn't have missed it for the world / P. McDermott --
Alberta nurses and the "illegal" strike of 1988 / Rebecca Coulter --
Reflections on life stories: women's bank union activism / Patricia Baker --
Union women and separate organizing / L. Briskin --
Trade union leadership: sexism and affirmative action / Carl J. Cuneo --
Women working for unions: female staff and the politics of transformation / Jane Stinson and Penni Richmond --
Black women speak out: racism and unions / Ronnie Leah --
Unionism and feminism in the Canadian Auto Workers Union, 1961-1992 / Pamela Sugiman --
Patterns of unionization / Julie White --
Collective bargaining and women's workplace concerns / Pradeep Kumar --
The gendered dimension of labour law: why women need inclusive unionism and broader-based bargaining / Judy Fudge --
Can a disappearing pie be shared equally?: unions, women, and wage "fairness" / Rosemary Warskett --
Unions and women's occupational health in Québec / Karen Messing and Donna Mergler --
From the DEW line: the experience of Canadian garment workers / Armine Yalnizyan --
Professions, unions, or what?: learning from nurses / Pat Armstrong --
A view from outside the whale: the treatment of women and unions in industrial relations / Anne Forrest.
Responsibility: edited by Linda Briskin and Patricia McDermott.


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