Over the past decade, Canada has experienced considerable growth in labour migration. Moreover, temporary labour migration has replaced permanent immigration as the primary means by which people enter Canada. Utilizing the rhetoric of maintaining competitiveness, Canadian employers and the state have ushered in an era of neoliberal migration alongside an agenda of austerity flowing from capitalist crisis. Labour markets have been restructured to render labour more flexible and precarious, and in Canada as in other high-income capitalist labour markets, employers are relying on migrant and immigrant workers as "unfree labour." This book explores labour migration to Canada and how public policies of temporary and guest worker programs function in the global context of work and capitalist restructuring. Contributors are directly engaged with the issues emerging from the influx of temporary foreign workers and Canada's "creeping economic apartheid."
To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.
|Size: ||6.3 MB|
|Publisher: ||PM Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781629632582 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|
|This ebook will NOT be sold to customers with a billing address in:|
|Alan Island, Albania, Andorra, Austria, Bahamas, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegowina, Bulgaria, Congo (The Democratic Republic of the), Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Heard and Mc Donald Islands, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Jersey, Korea (Democratic People's Republic of), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Macedonia (The Former Yugoslav Republic of), Malta, Moldova (Republic of), Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Palestinian Territory (Occupied), Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia (Slovak Republic), Slovenia, Spain, St. Helena, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands, Sweden, Switzerland, Timor-Leste, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vatican City State (Holy See), Wallis and Futuna Islands|