Restructuring and Resistance: Perspectives from Atlantic Canada

Edited by Bryant Fairley, Colin Leys, and James Sacouman

© 1990

The impact of capitalism's struggle to restructure and rebuild a crumbling economic and social system is felt most negatively by minorities, women and low paid working class people and particularly those who live in underdeveloped regions.

The contributors to this book share their perspective on how the resistance struggle is being waged in fishing villages, farms, coal mines and industrial work places in the Atlantic region. The book provides a theoretical framework from which these individual, and often isolated, struggles can be connected and understood; thus enabling clear alliances to be built.

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  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 270 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.7in x 9.0in
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  • PUBLISHED JAN 1990

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The contributors to this book share their perspective on how the resistance struggle is being waged in fishing villages, farms, coal mines and industrial work places in the Atlantic region.

Restructuring and Resistance: Perspectives from Atlantic Canada

Edited by Bryant Fairley, Colin Leys, and James Sacouman

© 1990

The impact of capitalism's struggle to restructure and rebuild a crumbling economic and social system is felt most negatively by minorities, women and low paid working class people and particularly those who live in underdeveloped regions.

The contributors to this book share their perspective on how the resistance struggle is being waged in fishing villages, farms, coal mines and industrial work places in the Atlantic region. The book provides a theoretical framework from which these individual, and often isolated, struggles can be connected and understood; thus enabling clear alliances to be built.

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Product Details

  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 270 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.0in x 0.7in x 9.0in
  • Author Information

    Colin Leys is an emeritus professor of political studies at Queen’s University, Canada. He previously taught at the universities of Oxford, Makerere (Uganda), Nairobi, Sussex, and Sheffield, and held visiting appointments at Chicago and Carleton (Ottawa).



    JAMES SACOUMAN is Professor Emeriti in the Department of Sociology at Acadia University.

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