The Shifting Landscape Of Work

Paperback | October 6, 2010

byNorene Pupo, Dan Glenday, Ann Duffy

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The Shifting Landscape of Work is a contributed text that explores contemporary issues pertaining to labour in the context of race, class, age, economics, and gender, presented from a left-of-center perspective. All of the contributors are well known and respected scholars in their field of research. The authors challenge students to think about the dynamics of the labour market, including the realities of unpaid work and the impact of structural shifts in societal power relations.

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The Shifting Landscape of Work is a contributed text that explores contemporary issues pertaining to labour in the context of race, class, age, economics, and gender, presented from a left-of-center perspective. All of the contributors are well known and respected scholars in their field of research. The authors challenge students to ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.19 × 7.38 × 0.41 inPublished:October 6, 2010Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176500650

ISBN - 13:9780176500658

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PrefaceIntroductionPart One: Scanning the HorizonChapter 1: Rich but Losing Ground: How Canada's Position in the World Economy Impacts Jobs, Social Choices, and Life Chances Dan GlendayChapter 2: Canada's Labour Movement in Challenging Times: Unions and Their Role in a Changing EconomyAngelo Di Caro, Chad Johnston, and Jim StanfordChapter 3: Walmartization and the McJob: The Jobs that Boomed in the New EconomyNorene PupoChapter 4: Neoliberalism, Families, and Work-Life BalanceKate BezansonPart Two: Working the MarginsChapter 5:Trapped in the Shadows: The Working Lives of Invisible MinoritiesGerald HuntChapter 6: The Entrenchment of Racial Categories in Precarious Employment Kiran Mirchandani, Roxana Ng, Nel Coloma-Moya, Srabani Maitra, Trudy Rawlings, Honxia Shan, Khaleda Siddiqui, and Bonnie L. SladeChapter 7: Work, Living, and Learning Within Canadian Guest Worker ProgramsPeter H. Sawchuk and Arlo KempfPart Three: The Emerging Landscape Chapter 8: The Lengthening Shadow of UnemploymentAnn Duffy Chapter 9: Power and Loose Time: Resistance, Compliance and the Potential for Creativity in Large OrganizationsDan GlendayChapter 10: Coordinated Bargaining: Stemming the Tide, Opening the FloodgatesAlan HallAppendix: Suggested Websites and FilmsGlossaryReferencesIndex