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CAWLS Members are invited to vote for the best book in Canadian work and labour studies published in 2011, 2012 or 2013. The following books have been nominated:

David Camfield

Canadian Labour in Crisis: Reinventing the Workers’ Movement (Fernwood, 2011)

Wayne Lewchuk, Marlea Clarke and Alice de Wolff

Working Without Commitments: The Health Effects of Precarious Work (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011)

Jody Mason

Writing Unemployment: Worklessness, Mobility, and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century Canadian Literatures (University of Toronto Press, 2013)

Richard Roman and Edur Velasco Arregui

Continental Crucible: Big Business, Workers and Unions in the Transformation of North America (Fernwood, 2013)

Salimah Valiani

Rethinking Unequal Exchange: The global integration of nursing labour markets (University of Toronto Press, 2012)

Daniyal Zuberi

Cleaning Up: How Hospital Outsourcing is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients (Cornell University Press / ILR Press, 2013)

CAWLS members will be mailed a link through which they can register their vote for the CAWLS Best Book. The deadline for voting is May 15, 2014. The book prize will be awarded at an awards dinner on May 29th, 2014 at the CAWLS Biennial Conference, taking place as part of the 2014 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at Brock University.

For more information, or to rsvp for the dinner, please email.

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