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Sweatshop Strife: Class,Ethnicity,and Gender in the Jewish Labour Movement of Toronto,1900-1939
In the first half of the twentieth century, many of Toronto's immigrant Jews eked out a living in the needle-trade sweatshops of Spadina Avenue. In response to their expliotation on the shop floor,Expand
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Labour History and the Interlocking Hierarchies of Class, Ethnicity, and Gender: A Canadian Perspective
“No nation is supposed to be so advanced as the British nation, no race so progressive as the white”, declared Cotton's Weekly , the newspaper of the Social Democratic Party of Canada. “BUT HERE INExpand
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Human Rights Activists and the Question of Sex Discrimination in Postwar Ontario
This article examines the varied understandings of human rights in Ontario in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War. The article compares the social origins and implementation of Ontario’sExpand
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Gerald Tulchinsky, Joe Salsberg: A Life of Commitment
8 Pulling Apart. Divisions over Political Ideology
A Note on the Use of Yiddish
Sweatshop Strife: Class, Ethnicity & Gender in the Jewish Labour Movement of Toronto, 1900-1939 // Review
  • R. Frager
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • 1 October 1993
This essay takes up Bryan Palmer's call for others to contribute to the collective project of rethinking Canadian working-class history.(f.1) Six aspects of that history are highlighted in Palmer'sExpand