Labour Studies Index

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Book notes [23, Spring 1989]

Document type Article
Author Palmer, Bryan D.
Journal Labour / Le Travail
Volume 23
Date 1989 Spring
Pages 395-401


The article briefly reviews "The Assault on Trade Union Freedoms: From Consent to Coercion Revisited," by Leo Panitch and Donald Swartz, "Downturn: The Origins of the Employers ' Offensive and the Tasks for Socialists," pamphlet by Paul Kellogg, "The Chinese in Canada," by Peter S. Li, "The Politics of Community Services: Immigrant Women, Class and State," by Roxana Ng, "The Bank of Upper Canada," [edited with an introduction] by Peter Baskerville, "Red Moon Over Spain: Canadian Media Reaction to the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939," by Mary Biggar Peck, "Good Girls Bad Girls: Sex Trade Workers and Feminists Face to Face," edited by Laurie Bell, "Work and Labor in Early America," by Stephen Innes, "Paupers and Poor Relief in New York City and Its Rural Environs, 1700-1830," by Robert E. Cray, Jr., "The Paddy Camps: The Irish of Lowell, 1821-1861," by Brian C. Mitchell, "German Workers in Chicago: A Documentary History of Working-Class Culture from 1850 to World War I," edited by Hartmut Keil and John B. Jentz, "Out of the Crucible: Black Steelworkers in Western Pennsylvania, 1875-1980," by Dennis C. Dickerson, " Looking Backward, 1988-1888; Essays on Edward Bellamy," edited by Daphne Patai, "The Loud Silents: Origins of the Social Problem Film," by Kay Sloan, "Writing Red: An Anthology of American Women Writers, 1930-1940," edited by Charlotte Nekola and Paula Rabinowitz, "Equal or Different: Women's Politics, 1800-1914," edited by Jane Rendall, "War, Law, and Labour: The Munitions Acts, State Regulation, and the Unions, 1915-1921," by Gerry R. Rubin, "Marxism and Trade Union Struggle: The General Strike of 1926," by Tony Cliff and Donny Gluckstein, "Work in France: Representations, Meaning, Organization, and Practice," edited by Steven Laurence Kaplan and Cynthia J. Koepp, "The Making of an Insurrection: Parisian Sections and the Gironde," by Morris Slavin, "The Workers' Revolution in Russia, 1917: The View from Below," edited by Daniel H. Kaiser, "International Labour and the Third World: The Making of a New Working Class," edited by Rosalind E. Boyd, Robin Cohen, and Peter C.W. Gutkind, "Trade Unions in Communist States," by Alex Pravda, Blair A. Ruble, and "State Theories: From Liberalism to the Challenge of Feminism," by Murray Knuttila.