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Precarious employment [electronic resource] : understanding labour market insecurity in Canada / edited by Leah F. Vosko.

Contributor(s): Vosko, Leah F.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 485 p.) : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9780773585195 (electronic bk.); 0773585192 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Labor market -- Canada | Labor unions -- Canada | Labor laws and legislation -- Canada | Temporary employment -- Canada | Industrial hygiene -- Canada | March�e du travail -- Canada | Syndicats -- Canada | Normes de travail -- Canada | Travail temporaire -- Canada | Hygi�ene industrielle -- Canada | Syndicat | Droit du travail | Hygi�ene du travail | Sant�e au travail | Travail pr�ecaire | March�e du travail | Canada | Befristetes Arbeitsverh�altnis | Arbeitsmarkt | Soziale Situation | Kanada | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / LaborGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Precarious employment.DDC classification: 331.12/5/0971 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Conceptualizing precarious employment: Mapping wage work across social location and occupational context / Cynthia J. Cranford and Leah F. Vosko -- Precarious by choice? Gender and self-employment / Leah F. Vosko and Nancy Zukewich -- Precarious employment and people with disabilities / Emmil Tompa, Heather Scott, Scott Trevithick, and Sudipa Bhattacharyya -- Precarious work, privatization, and the health-care industry: The case of ancillary workers / Pat Armstrong and Kate Laxer -- The hidden costs of precarious employment: Health and the employment relationship / Wayne Lewckuk, Alice de Wolff, Andrew King, and Michael Polanyi -- Essential but precarious: Changing employment relationships and reisitance in the Ontario public service / Jan Borowy -- Privatizing public empoyment assistance and precarious employment in Toronto / Alice de Wolff -- Precarious employment and the law's flaws: identifying regulatory failure and securing effective protection for workers / Stephanie Bernstein, Katherine Lippel, Eric Tucker, and Leah F. Vosko -- Mitigating precarious employment in Quebec: The role of minimum employment standards legislation / Stephanie Bernstein -- Precarious employment and occupational health and safety regulation in Quebec / Katherine Lippel -- Will the vicious circle of precariousness be unbroken? The exclusion of Ontario farm workers from the Occupational Health and Safety Act / Eric Tucker -- Regulating precarious labour markets: What can we learn from new European models? / Andrew Jackson -- The union dimension: Mitigating precarious employment? / John Anderson, James Beaton, and Kate Laxer -- Racism/anti-racism, precarious employment, and unions / Tania Das Gupta -- Union renewal and precarious employment: A case study of hotel workers / Chris Schenk -- Thinking through community unionism / Cynthia J. Cranford, Tania Das Gupta, Deena Ladd, and Leah F. Vosko -- What is to be done? Harnessing knowledge to mitigate precarious employment / Leah F. Vosko.
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Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references: p. [409]-453.

Conceptualizing precarious employment: Mapping wage work across social location and occupational context / Cynthia J. Cranford and Leah F. Vosko -- Precarious by choice? Gender and self-employment / Leah F. Vosko and Nancy Zukewich -- Precarious employment and people with disabilities / Emmil Tompa, Heather Scott, Scott Trevithick, and Sudipa Bhattacharyya -- Precarious work, privatization, and the health-care industry: The case of ancillary workers / Pat Armstrong and Kate Laxer -- The hidden costs of precarious employment: Health and the employment relationship / Wayne Lewckuk, Alice de Wolff, Andrew King, and Michael Polanyi -- Essential but precarious: Changing employment relationships and reisitance in the Ontario public service / Jan Borowy -- Privatizing public empoyment assistance and precarious employment in Toronto / Alice de Wolff -- Precarious employment and the law's flaws: identifying regulatory failure and securing effective protection for workers / Stephanie Bernstein, Katherine Lippel, Eric Tucker, and Leah F. Vosko -- Mitigating precarious employment in Quebec: The role of minimum employment standards legislation / Stephanie Bernstein -- Precarious employment and occupational health and safety regulation in Quebec / Katherine Lippel -- Will the vicious circle of precariousness be unbroken? The exclusion of Ontario farm workers from the Occupational Health and Safety Act / Eric Tucker -- Regulating precarious labour markets: What can we learn from new European models? / Andrew Jackson -- The union dimension: Mitigating precarious employment? / John Anderson, James Beaton, and Kate Laxer -- Racism/anti-racism, precarious employment, and unions / Tania Das Gupta -- Union renewal and precarious employment: A case study of hotel workers / Chris Schenk -- Thinking through community unionism / Cynthia J. Cranford, Tania Das Gupta, Deena Ladd, and Leah F. Vosko -- What is to be done? Harnessing knowledge to mitigate precarious employment / Leah F. Vosko.

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