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From Consent to Coercion addresses several of the key issues about the future of unions and social democratic policies in Canada.
|Publisher:||University of Toronto Press, Higher Education Division|
|Edition description:||3rd Revised ed.|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
LEO PANITCH is a member of the Department of Political Science at Carleton University.
Table of Contents
Preface to the Third Edition
Part One: From the Era of Consent to the Era of Coercion
2. The Post-War Era of Free Collective Bargaining
3. Permanent Exceptionalism: The Turn to Coercion in the 1970s
Part Two: The Consolidation of Coercion in the 1980s
4. The Right to Strike: Freedom of Association and the Charter
5. The Mulroney Years: Freeing Trade, Coercing Labour
6. Consolidating Coercion in the Provinces
7. The Labour Movement in the New Era
Part Three: Closing the Century: Social Democracy, Neoliberalism and Beyond
8. The Social Contract: Labour and the NDP
9. Neoliberalism, Labour, and the Canadian State
10. Towards a New Strategy for Labour
Appendix I: Tables on Wages, Strikes, and Union Membership
Table I: Decimal Change in Average Annual Real Wages, 1920-2000
Table II: Major Wage Settlements in Canada by Sector, 1980-2001
Table III: Strikes and Lockouts in Canada, 1960-2001
Table IV: Total Union Membership in Canada and the United States, 1940-2002
Appendix II: Legislative Orders Suspending the Right to Strike, 1950-2002
Appendix III: Legislation Amending Trade Unions Rights, 1982-2002
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A scholarly and accessible work, and an invaluable political contribution.
A must-read for anyone interest in labour law and workers' rights.
Addresses several of the key issues about the future of unions and social democratic policies in Canada.
If we are to ever overcome our differences to each other's struggles and truly build workers' power, we must be prepared to learn from our past experiences. This book documents our challenges.