Labour Goes to War: The CIO and the Construction of a New Social Order, 1939-45 (Studies in Canadian Military History)

Labour Goes to War: The CIO and the Construction of a New Social Order, 1939-45 (Studies in Canadian Military History)

By: Wendy Cuthbertson (author)Hardback

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This book will appeal to a wide range of students and scholars interested in labour, women's, and Second World War history in Canada and the United States.

About Author

Wendy Cuthbertson has worked for the Canadian Auto Workers Union, the Ontario Pay Equity Commission, and the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations.

Contents

Introduction 1 "A Trifle Depressing": The CIO on the Eve of War 2 Organizing the Unorganized in Wartime 3 Wartime Organizing: Getting to a Majority 4 "Becoming Unionized as Well as Organized": Union Sociability, the Transmission of Ideas, and the Creed of Equality 5 "The War for the Common Man": The CIO's Narrative of a Fulfilled Democracy 6 "Equal Partners in This World Crusade": Women, Equal Pay, and the CIO Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774823425
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780774823425
  • weight: 480
  • ISBN10: 0774823429

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