Jobs & Justice Research Unit

Faculty of Social Science

Jobs & Justice Research Unit

 

The Brock University Jobs and Justice Research Unit brings together researchers from various disciplines and faculties with a shared interest in issues related to work and labour and their relationship to social, political, economic and environmental justice.
 
Approaches and Objectives
 
A strong commitment to principles of social, political, economic, and environmental justice guides our interdisciplinary approach to the study of work and labour. The objectives of the Research Unit are:
 
·  to promote and encourage interdisciplinary Labour Studies research.
·  to foster and coordinate collaborative research projects.
·  to organize activities and opportunities for dissemination of research.
·  to provide scholarly advice and support to members of the Research Unit.
 
Governance Structure
The work of the Jobs and Justice Research Unit is managed by the Centre for Labour Studies in the Faculty of Social Sciences and its activities are coordinated by a Director selected by members of the Research Unit collective.
 
Research Collective Members
 
·   Larry Savage (Director), Centre for Labour Studies and Department of Political Science
·   Kendra Coulter, Centre for Labour Studies
·   Jonah Butovsky, Department of Sociology and Centre for Labour Studies 
·   June Corman, Department of Sociology
·   Ann Duffy, Department of Sociology and Centre for Labour Studies
·   Tami Friedman, Department of History and Centre for Labour Studies
·   Carmela Patrias, Department of History and Centre for Labour Studies
·   Dennis Soron, Department of Sociology and Centre for Labour Studies
·   Michelle Webber, Department of Sociology and Centre for Labour Studies 
 
Contact
For more information contact Dr. Larry Savage, Director of the Jobs and Justice Research Unit, at lsavage@brocku.ca.
 
Mailing address:
Jobs and Justice Research Unit c/o
Centre for Labour Studies
Brock University
500 Glenridge Ave.
St. Catharines, ON
L2S 3A1