Industry and industrial studies

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Cleaning Up

This fascinating book uncovers the little-known, surprisingly radical history of the Portuguese immigrant women who worked as night-time office cleaners and daytime “cleaning ladies” in postwar Toronto. ...

Harvesting Freedom

In this singular firsthand account, a former migrant worker reveals a disturbing system of exploitation at the heart of Canada’s farm labour system.

When Gabriel Allahdua applied to the Seasonal Agricultural ...

On Writing and Failure

By (author) Stephen Marche
Categories: Biography: general
Series: Field Notes

Writing is, and always will be, an act defined by failure. The best plan is to just get used to it.

Failure is a topic discussed in every creative writing department in the world, but this is the book ...

For a Better World

Canada’s largest and most famous example of class conflict, the Winnipeg General Strike, redefined local, national, and international conversations around class, politics, region, ethnicity, and gender. ...

Testimonio

What is land? A resource to be exploited? A commodity to be traded? A home to cherish? In Guatemala, a country still reeling from thirty-six years of US-backed state repression and genocides, dominant ...

Rethinking the Politics of Labour in Canada, 2nd edition

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to re-establish the labour movement’s political capacity to exert collective power in ways that foster greater opportunity and equality for working-class ...

Code White

When health care workers call a Code White, it’s an emergency response for a violent incident: a call for help. But it’s one that goes unanswered in hospitals, clinics, and long-term care homes across ...

The Fire and the Ashes

By (author) Andrew Jackson
Categories: Politics and government

In The Fire and the Ashes, long-time union economist and policy analyst Andrew Jackson looks back on a fascinating career in the labour movement, the NDP, and left politics, combining keen historical ...

Anne's Cradle

By (author) Eri Muraoka
Translated by Cathy Hirano
Categories: Biography: general

The bestselling biography of renowned Japanese translator of Anne of Green Gables is available in English for the first time.
The name Hanako Muraoka is revered in Japan. Her Japanese translation of L. ...

The Political Economy of Resource Regulation

This innovative book shows that regulatory regimes in resource-dependent nations have played a decisive role in the international political economy. Spanning seven continents and focusing on both advanced ...