Interrogating the new economy : restructuring work in the 21st century /

""This collection challenges outdated notions of a universal worker, offering a glimpse of work organization, management, and worker militancy. It will be of value to academics and activists alike.""--Pam Sugiman, Ryerson University

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors / Creators:Pupo, Norene, 1952-
Thomas, Mark P. 1969-
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2010.
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Table of Contents:
  • The "new economy" and capitalism today / Gregory Albo
  • Work, welfare, and the new economy : the commodification of everything / Dave Broad, Garson Hunter
  • Restructuring work and labour markets in the new economy : four processes / Wallace Clement [and others]
  • Global restructuring of value chains and class issues / Ursula Huws, Simone Dahlmann
  • Labour casualization in the public sector / Jane Stinson
  • Dialling for service : transforming the public-sector workplace in Canada / Norene Pupo, Andrea Noack
  • Student workers and the "new economy" of mid-sized cities : the cases of Peterborough and Kingston, Ontario / Steven Tufts, John Holmes
  • Labour migration and temporary work : Canada's foreign-worker programs in the "new economy" / Mark Thomas
  • Scripting taste, marking distinction : wine tourism and post-Fordist restructuring in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia / Luis L.M. Aguiar, Tina Marten
  • Regeneration among coal-mining communities in Canada and the UK : the role of culture / Larry Haiven
  • Militancy and resistance in the new economy / Linda Briskin
  • Labour fragmentation and new forms of organizing and bargaining in the service sector / Dale Clark, Rosemary Warskett.