Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division; 2nd Revised edition edition (June 14, 2008)
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After the 1st global struggle, many Canadians have been curious about the potential of nationwide regeneration. Progressive-minded politicians, lecturers, church leaders, and social reformers grew to become more and more to the nation for suggestions. but, as major because the nation used to be in articulating and instituting a brand new morality, outdoor actors equivalent to employers have been lively in pursuing reform agendas in addition, taking goal on the welfare of the relatives, citizen, and country. Citizen Docker considers this pattern, targeting the Vancouver waterfront as a case in point.After the conflict, waterfront employers launched into an bold software ? welfare capitalism ? to ease business kinfolk, bring up the potency of the port, and, finally, recondition longshoremen themselves. Andrew Parnaby considers those reforms as a microcosm of the method of lodging among labour and capital that affected Canadian society as an entire within the Nineteen Twenties and Thirties. by means of making a new feel of entitlement between waterfront staff, one who couldn't be happy by means of employers throughout the nice melancholy, welfare capitalism performed a tremendous function within the cultural transformation that happened after the second one international War.Encompassing labour and gender background, aboriginal experiences, and the research of country formation, Citizen Docker examines the deep shift within the aspirations of operating humans, and the consequences that shift had on Canadian society within the interwar years and past.