The Canadian left

Titre : The Canadian left
Auteur : Norman Penner
Éditeur : Prentice Hall
ISBN-13 : 0131131265
Libération : 1977

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Norman Penner A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de The Canadian left Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Feminist Challenge to the Canadian Left 1900 1918

Titre : Feminist Challenge to the Canadian Left 1900 1918
Auteur : Janice Newton
Éditeur : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN-13 : 9780773512627
Libération : 1995-02-06

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Exploring the role of women and feminism in the early Canadian socialist movement, Janice Newton traces the growth and ultimate decline of feminist ideas within the Canadian Socialist League, the Socialist Party of Canada, and the Social Democratic Party.

Dreams of Equality

Titre : Dreams of Equality
Auteur : Joan Sangster
Éditeur : University of Toronto Press
ISBN-13 : 9781442656055
Libération : 2015-02-01

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Canadian women on the political left in the first half of the twentieth century fought with varying degrees of commitment for women's rights. Women's dreams of equality were in part a vision of economic and class equality, though they also represented profound desires for equality with men - both within their own parties and in the larger society. In both the Communist Party of Canada and the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, a male-dominated leadership seldom embraced women's causes wholeheartedly or as a doctrinal priority. So-called women's issues, whether birth control, consumer issues, or equal pay, usually took second place to an emphasis on the general needs of workers or farmers. Nonetheless, many women continued to promote their feminist causes through the socialist movement, in the hope that, eventually, the socialist New Jerusalem would see their dreams of equality fulfilled. In Dreams of Equality, Joan Sangster chronicles in fascinating detail the first tentative stages of a politically aware women's movement in Canada, from the time of women's suffrage to the 1950's when the CPC went into decline and the CCF began to experience the changes that would evolve into the New Democratic Party a decade later.

Rebels Reds Radicals

Titre : Rebels Reds Radicals
Auteur : Ian McKay
Éditeur : Between The Lines
ISBN-13 : 9781896357973
Libération : 2005

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An engaging introduction to the vibrant history of the political left in Canada

Jerusalem on the Amur

Titre : Jerusalem on the Amur
Auteur : Henry Srebrnik
Éditeur : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN-13 : 9780773575011
Libération : 2008

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The Canadian Jewish Communist movement, an influential ideological voice within the Canadian left, played a major role in the politics of Jewish communities in cities such as Montreal, Toronto, and Winnipeg, as well as many smaller centres, between the 1920s and the 1950s. Jerusalem on the Amur looks at the interlocking group of left-wing Jewish organizations that shared the political views of the Canadian Communist Party and were vocal proponents of policies perceived as beneficial to the Jewish working class. Focusing on the Association for Jewish Colonization in Russia, known by its transliterated acronym as the ICOR, and the Canadian Ambijan Committee, Henry Srebrnik uses Yiddish-language books, newspapers, pamphlets, and other materials to trace the ideological and material support provided by the Canadian Jewish Communist movement to Birobidzhan.

Voices of the Left Behind

Titre : Voices of the Left Behind
Auteur : Olga Rains
Éditeur : Dundurn
ISBN-13 : 1550025856
Libération : 2006

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The personal stories of nearly 50 war children helped by Project Roots.

Through Feminist Eyes

Titre : Through Feminist Eyes
Auteur : Joan Sangster
Éditeur : Athabasca University Press
ISBN-13 : 9781926836188
Libération : 2011

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"Through Feminist Eyes gathers in one volume the most incisive and insightful essays written to date by the distinguished Canadian historian Joan Sangster. To the original essays, Sangster has added reflective introductory discussions that situate her earlier work in the context of developing theory and debate. Sangster has also supplied an introduction to the collection in which she reflects on the themes and theoretical orientations that have shaped the writing of women's history over the past thirty years. Approaching her subject matter from an array of interpretive frameworks that engage questions of gender, class, colonialism, politics, and labour, Sangster explores the lived experience of women in a variety of specific historical settings. In so doing, she sheds new light on issues that have sparked much debate among feminist historians and offers a thoughtful overview of the evolution of women's history in Canada."--Pub. desc.

Comrades and Critics

Titre : Comrades and Critics
Auteur : Candida Rifkind
Éditeur : University of Toronto Press
ISBN-13 : 9780802092670
Libération : 2009

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Comrades and Critics is the first full-length study of Canada's 1930s literary left.

Labour Left Out

Titre : Labour Left Out
Auteur : Roy J. Adams
Éditeur : Canadian Centre Policy Alternatives
ISBN-13 : 9780886274696
Libération : 2006-01-01

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Roy J. Adams A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Labour Left Out Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The Dark Side of the Nation

Titre : The Dark Side of the Nation
Auteur : Himani Bannerji
Éditeur : Canadian Scholars’ Press
ISBN-13 : 1551301725
Libération : 2000-01-01

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These feminist Marxist and anti-racist essays speak to important political issues. Though they begin from experiences of non-white people living in Canada, they provide a critical theoretical perspective capable of exploring similar issues in other western and also third world countries. This reading of 'difference' includes but extends beyond the cultural and the discursive into political economy, state, and ideology. It cuts through conventional paradigms of current debates on multiculturalism. In particular, these essays take up the notion of 'Canada' -- as the nation and the state -- as an unsettled ground of contested hegemonies. They particularly draw attention to how the state of Canada is an unfinished one, and how the discourse of culture helps it to advance the legitimation claim which is needed by any state, especially one arising in a colonial context, with unsolved nationality problems. The myth of the 'two founding peoples', anglos and francophones, has always conveniently ignored the reality of First Nations. More recently, it has also ignored the entrance of non-European immigrants who may have a history of being indentured and politically marginalised and only begin struggling for political enfranchisement in their new homeland.