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Author Name:    BOYLE, Thomas

Title:   Justice through Power : A Study of Labor in its Present Position. in dj

Publisher:    Longmans, Toronto, 1961, 

Seller ID:   10749

BOYLE, Thomas. Justice through Power : A Study of Labor in its Present Position. Toronto: Longmans, (1961). First Edition. Pp (5),vii-viii,(2),3-248. 8vo, blue cloth. Little Newfoundland content. "Thomas Boyle was born in Placentia, the ancient capital of Newfoundland, and grew up in Nova Scotia. His contact with the problems of labour has been lifelong, his particular interest for years having been adult education among the workers. He organizedand directed the People's School of Glace Bay, N.S. in 1923, a year of dep ression, and in 1940 he was a member of the federal Conciliation Board set up to arbitrate the dispute at the Dominion Iron and Steel Company." - fromthe dj flap. Contents: Part One: Economic Action: A notice of lay-off; How good are our unions?; Union democracy; Strikes and militancy; Union funds and national autonomy; What sets the wage rates?; What do we do with the money we earn?; Can we organize the unorganized? Part Two: Political Action: Why bother with politics?; Is Canada a class society?; Who rules in Canada?; The professional people; Farmers, intellectuals, and workers; A new partyis promised us; An issue and a program; Can the new party be elected? Vg i n lightly browned dj. 30.00


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