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Sociology of Work and Organizations (IRE1611)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE1611, with research papers and assignments.

Books - Labour and the Environment/Green Economy

CIRHR Library Books - Labour and the Environment/Green Economy

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Scholarly, Newspaper, Magazine Articles & Reports

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"Women and Work in a Warming World" - special issue of Women and Environments International, Fall 2014/Winter 2015.

Calvert, J. & Griffin, C. (2011). Climate change and the Canadian energy sector: Implications for labour and trade unions. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Retrieved from

Brown, T. C., & Hebdon, R. (2012). Labour and the environment. In Industrial relations in Canada (2nd ed.) (pp. 163-165). Toronto: Nelson Education. UTLibraries link to catalogue record

Daruwala, N. (Summer 2011/Winter 2012). Labour-management partnerships: Working toward a sustainable economy. Perspectives on Work, 15(1-2). [hard copy available in CIRHR Library]

Rustico, L. & Tiraboschi, M. (2010). Employment prospects in the green economy: Myth and reality. International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations 26(4), 369-387. Retrieved from

Other Resources

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  • Work and Climate Change Report: Monthly updates on research and new developments in green transition for the economy, the workplace and public policy: