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Rebel Youth: 1960s Labour Unrest, Young Workers, and New Leftists in English Canada

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During the “long sixties,” baby boomers raised on democratic postwar ideals demanded a more egalitarian society for all. While a few became vocal leaders at universities across Canada, nearly 90% of Canada’s young people went straight to work after high school. There, they brought the anti-authoritarian spirit of the youth revolt to the labour movement. While university-ba ...more
Hardcover, 252 pages
Published July 22nd 2014 by University of British Columbia Press (first published January 1st 2014)
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Charts a nice course between the scholarly and the popular. Fundamental reading when it comes to considering the 1960s in (English) Canada.
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