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Race, Resistance and Co-optation in the Canadian Labour Movement: Effecting an Equity Agenda like Race Matters

@inproceedings{Nangwaya2012RaceRA,
  title={Race, Resistance and Co-optation in the Canadian Labour Movement: Effecting an Equity Agenda like Race Matters},
  author={Ajamu Nangwaya},
  year={2012}
}
The purpose of this research project was to analyze the dialectic of cooptation/domestication and resistance as manifested in the experience of racialized Canadian trade unionists. The seven research participants are racialized rank-and-file members, elected or appointed leaders, retired trade unionists, as well as staff of trade unions and other labour organizations. In spite of the struggle of racialized peoples for racial justice or firm anti-racism policies and programmes in their labour… Expand

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