Labour Studies Index

Labour and the Politics of Voting System Reform in Canada

Document type Book chapter
Series Editor Savage, Larry
Editor Savage, Larry
Author Savage, Larry
Series Editor Ross, Stephanie
Editor Ross, Stephanie
Book Rethinking the Politics of Labour in Canada
Publisher Fernwood; Halifax, N.S.
Date 2012
ISBN 9781552664, 1552664783
Pages 88-100
URL http://fernwoodpublishing.ca/book/rethinking-the-politics-of-labour-in-canada

Abstract

Assesses labour's approach to electoral reform, making the case that shifting union support for voting system reform has reflected broader strategic considerations about how best to secure progressive public policy changes for unions and the working class in particular historical moments. --Editor's introduction