Labour Studies Index

Canadian Labour and the Environment: Addressing the Value-Action Gap

Document type Book chapter
Series Editor Savage, Larry
Editor Savage, Larry
Author Soron, Dennis
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 132-145
URL http://fernwoodpublishing.ca/book/rethinking-the-politics-of-labour-in-canada

Abstract

Explores labour's participation in coalition-building on the issue of the environment. ...[The author] argues that social unionism, as a general union commitment, is not enough, gvien the real material conflicts to sort out between different ways of defining and acting on workers' interest. --Editor's introduction