Crises in Canadian Work is a concise overview of current and emerging issues in the sociology of work, examining the Canadian economy and labour markets in relation to the pressures and processes of globalization. Introducing students to the biggest debates and topics in the field, this engaging text is a well-rounded introduction to the sociology of work in this country.
About the authors
Norene J. Pupo is Director of the Centre for Research on Work and Society (CRWS) at York University. She is the author of many books on the sociology of work, including The Part-Time Paradox (McClelland & Stewart, 1992) and Few Choices: Women, Work and Family (Garamond, 1989).
ANN DUFFY teaches in the Department of Sociology at Brock University and is the author of several books and essays.
"This is a sophisticated analysis, grounded in the best sources. At the same time, it addresses current issues that are likely to be on the minds of undergraduates." --Alan Sears, Ryerson University
"Crises in Canadian Work makes a fine balance between theory and evidence . . . [It] magisterially situates the root of the 'crises' - problems and challenges - that confront Canadians in the world of work." --Charles Adeyanju, University of Prince Edward Island