Guarding the Gates: The Canadian Labour Movement and Immigration, 1872-1934

Guarding the Gates: The Canadian Labour Movement and Immigration, 1872-1934

By: David Goutor (author)Hardback

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This book will be valuable not only to readers interested in the internal politics of social movements, but to everyone concerned with long-standing debates about Canadian national identity, and gender, ethnic, and race relations.

About Author

David Goutor is a Canadian historian and an assistant professor in the Labour Studies Programme at McMaster University.


Acknowledgments Part 1: Issues and Arguments 1 Guarding the Gates 2 Setting the Stage: Labour, Industry, and Immigration in Canada, 1872-1934 Part 2: Labour's Anti-Asian Agitation 3 The Bounds of Unity: Opposition to Chinese Immigration, 1880-87 4 The "Old Time Question": The Campaign for Exclusion, 1888-1934 Part 3: Labour and Atlantic Immigration 5 Superfluous People: Labour's Construction of Immigrants from Europe and the British Isles 6 Importing Victims: The Assault on the Commerce of Immigration Part 4: Immigration, Ideology, and Politics 7 Immigration, Joseph Arch, and the Producer Ideology, 1872-79 8 Imported Labour, the Tariff, and Land Reform, 1880-1902 9 Retreat, Corporatism, and Responsible Management, 1903-34 Conclusion Notes; Bibliography; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774813648
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780774813648
  • weight: 540
  • ISBN10: 0774813644

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