Unions and the city : negotiating urban change / edited by Ian Thomas MacDonald. - xii, 248 pages ; 23 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Labor strategy and the politics of elite division : negotiating the high road in midtown Manhattan / Ian MacDonald -- The particular politics of casino development in Toronto : organized labor and the great casino debate / Steven Tufts -- Film production unions? : efforts to incentivize local production in New York / Maria Figueroa and Lois S. Gray -- Film unions' struggle to defend studio space in Toronto / Thorben Wieditz -- Building a green New York : construction unions and community alliances / Maria Figueroa -- Community alliances struggling for good green jobs in Toronto's de-industrializing suburbs / James Nugent -- Creating a city for workers : union strategies on child care in NYC / Susanna F. Schaller, K.C. Wagner, Mildred E. Warner -- In defense of "gold-plated" child care : union struggles to preserve quality care and quality care work in Toronto's child care sector / Simon Black.

9781501706820 (pbk. : alk. paper) 9781501706547 (cloth : alk. paper)


Labor unions--New York (State)--New York.
Labor unions--Ontario--Toronto.
Labor movement--New York (State)--New York.
Labor movement--Ontario--Toronto.
Community development, Urban--New York (State)--New York.
Community development, Urban--Ontario--Toronto.
Sociology, Urban--New York (State)--New York.
Sociology, Urban--Ontario--Toronto.

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