Teacher Activism in the 1990's

Robertson, Susan; Smaller, Harry (eds.)
Publisher:  Lorimer
Year Published:  1996  
Pages:  224 pp   ISBN:  9781550285383
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX21734

A two part anthology covering teacher activism in the 1990's, including both Canadian and International issues facing educators.

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Table of Contents:

Part I: The Canadian Scene

Chapter 1. Teachers, NAFTA and Public Education in Canada: Issues for Political Action
Larry Kuehn

Chapter 2. Globalizing Education in Alberta: Teachers' Work and the Options to Fight Back
Victor Soucek & Raj Pannu

Chapter 3. Educational Restructuring: Toronto Teachers Respond and Resist
Camille Natale & Doug Jolliffe

Chapter 4. School Restructuring Ontario Style: A Gendered Agenda
Rebecca Coulter

Chapter 5. Restructuring Teacher Certification: Nova Scotia Teachers Protest and Contest
Brian Forbes

Part II: An International Dimension.

Chapter 6. Slash, Burn and Resistance: Fight and Flight for Teachers in Victoria, Australia
Andy Spaull

Chapter 7. Love's Labour Lost?: Struggles Over the Regulation of Teachers' Work in Western Australia
Susan Robertson & Rod Chadbourne

Chapter 8. The PPTA Confronts the State: From Militant Professionals to Bargaining Agent
Joce Jesson

Chapter 9: The French FEN: Resistance to Economic Restructuring Through Power Politics
Frances Fowler
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