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Labour Studies

For a Better World

The Winnipeg General Strike and the Workers' Revolt

James Naylor (Editor), Rhonda L. Hinther (Editor), Jim Mochoruk (Editor)

Canada’s most famous example of class conflict, the Winnipeg General Strike, redefined conversations around class, politics, region, ethnicity, and gender. For a Better World interrogates types of commemoration, current legacies of the Strike, and its ongoing influence.


A Canadian Food History

Janis Thiessen (Author)

Through extensive oral history and archival research, Thiessen uncovers the roots of our deep loyalties to different snack foods, what it means to be an independent snack food producer, and the often-quirky ways snacks have been created and marketed.

Decolonizing Employment

Aboriginal Inclusion in Canada's Labour Market

Shauna MacKinnon (Author)

This examination of Aboriginal labour market participation outlines the deeply damaging, intergenerational effects of colonial policies and describes how a neoliberal political economy serves to further exclude Indigenous North Americans.

We’re Going to Run This City

Winnipeg's Political Left after the General Strike

Stefan Epp-Koop (Author)

We’re Going to Run This City: Winnipeg’s Political Left After the General Strike explores the dynamic political movement that came out of the largest labour protest in Canadian history and the ramifications for Winnipeg throughout the 1920s and 1930s.

Edge of the Woods

Iroquoia: 1534-1701

Jon Parmenter (Author)

A re-examination of the relationship between mobility and Iroquois power in the pre-contact era.

Mary Jane Logan McCallum (Author)

A modern history of Indigenous labour in the Canadian workforce.

A Great Restlessness

The Life and Politics of Dorise Nielsen

Faith Johnston (Author)

Making Ends Meet

Farm Women's Work in Manitoba

Charlotte van de Vorst (Author)

River Road

Essays on Manitoba and Prairie History

Gerald Friesen (Author)