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W Craig Heron

Department of History

Professor
 
Office: Vari Hall, 2186
Phone: 416)736-2100 Ext: 30416
Emailcheron@yorku.ca
 
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   Area of Specialization

History



Degrees

Ph.D. (History), Dalhousie University
M.A. (Comparative Labour History), University of Warwick
M.A. (History), University of Toronto
Honours B.A. (Modern History), University of Toronto
Professional Leadership

Conference Organization
• Program Committee, Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, University of Saskatchewan, 2007
• Co-Chair and Co-ordinator, Program Committee, Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, York University, 2006
• Program Committee Co ordinator, “Brothers and Sisters: Gender and the Labour Movement,” Conference Co sponsored by Canadian Committee on Labour History, Ontario Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, McMaster Labour Studies Program, Hamilton 2002.
• Program Committee Co ordinator, "What We Fought For," Conference Co sponsored by Canadian Committee on Labour History, Ontario Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, McMaster Labour Studies Program, Hamilton 1996.
• Program Committee Co-ordinator, “Working Heritage” Conference, Sponsored by Ontario Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, Toronto 1993.
• Program Committee Co-ordinator, Symposium on Working-Class History, Sponsored by Canadian Committee on Labour History, Victoria 1990.
• Program Committee Co ordinator, 7th Conference on Workers and Their Communities, York University, 1989.
• Program Committee, North American Labour History Conference, 1986.
• Program Committee, Fifth Conference on Workers and Their Communities, 1984.
• Co chairperson, Ontario Museum Association Heritage Conference, 1982 1983.

Offices in Professional Organizations
Board Member, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2006-8
Past President, Canadian Historical Association, 2009-10
President, Canadian Historical Association, 2007-9
Vice-President, Canadian Historical Association, 2006-7
Vice-President, Canadian Committee on Labour History, 2002-5

Consultancies
National Film Board, "History of Canada" Website, Advisory Committee, 1999.
Peoples History of Canada (Norflicks Production), Advisory Committee Member, 1997-98.

Editing
Editor, University of Toronto Press, Themes in Canadian Social History, 1994 to present.
Co editor, University of Toronto Press, Social History Series, 1991 94; Studies in Gender and History, 1994-97.

Membership in Professional Organizations
Association for Canadian Studies
Canadian Committee on the History of Sexuality
Canadian Committee on Labour History
Canadian Committee on Women's History
Canadian Historical Association
Labor and Working-Class History Association
Ontario Historical Society
Ontario Women's History Network
Regroupement des chercheurs/chercheures en histoire des travailleurs et travailleuses du Quebec
Workers' Arts and Heritage Centre

External Assessor
Department of History, Brock University, April 2005.


Community Contributions

Community Organizations
• Member, Advisory Committee, Toronto Labour History Walking Tours, George Brown College School of Labour / Toronto and York Region Labour Council, 2010.
• Member, Service Advisory Board, Library and Archives Canada, 2007-9
• Member, Advisory Board, Forum on Canadian Democracy, Library and Archives Canada, 2007-9
• Canadian Labour Congress, Workshop Canadian Labour College Curriculum, 2008
• Ontario Heritage Foundation, Vice Chair, March 1992-January 1995.
• Labour Education Committee, Toronto Board of Education, Member, 1983-86.
 Workers' Arts and Heritage Centre:
• Board of Directors, 1988-2003
• Exhibition/Programming Committee Chair, 2000-3; member, 2005 to present
• Co-chair 1996-99
• Vice chair (Programs), 1995-96
• Conference Coordinator, 1993
• Chair, 1988-90


All Publications

Books

The Workers Festival: A History of Labour Day in Canada (With Steve Penfold). (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 2005)

Booze in Canada: A History (Toronto: Between the Lines 2003) (Shortlisted for the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize).

The Workers' Revolt in Canada, 1917-1925 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1998). Pp.384. (Short-listed for Harold Adams Innis Prize.)

The Canadian Labour Movement: A Short History (Toronto: James Lorimer, 1989; 2nd ed. 1996). Pp.202.

Working in Steel: The Early Years in Canada, 1883-1935 (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1988). Pp.224.

On the Job: Confronting the Labour Process in Canada (Montreal and Kingston: McGillQueen's University Press 1986; reprinted 1987). Pp.360. (With Robert Storey)

All That Our Hands Have Done: A Pictorial History of the Hamilton Workers (Oakville: Mosaic Press, 1981). Pp.192. (With Shea Hoffmitz, Wayne Roberts, and Robert Storey)

Imperialism, Nationalism, and Canada (Toronto: New Hogtown Press, 1977). Pp.206.

Book Chapters

“Cirus Birge,” “Robert Hobson,” and “Frank Baillie,” Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Vol. 15.

"Building-Trades Workers," "Days of Action," "Factory Work," "Hamilton," "Industrial Revolution," "Iron and Steel Industry," "Piano Industry," "Steelworkers Union," "Unions," "The Workers Revolt," in Oxford Companion to Canadian History (Toronto: Oxford University Press forthcoming 2004)

"Afterword," in Frank Collontonio, From the Ground Up: An Italian Immigrant's Story (Toronto: Between the Lines 1997), 172-4.

"Factory Workers," in Paul Craven, ed., Labouring Lives: Work and Workers in NineteenthCentury Ontario (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1995), 479-590.

"Labourism and the Canadian Working Class," in Laurel Sefton MacDowell and Ian Radforth, eds., Canadian Working Class History: Selected Readings (Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press 1992), 355-82.

"Work and Struggle in the Canadian Steel Industry, 1900-50," in ibid., 210-44 (with Robert Storey); and in Douglas McCalla, ed., The Development of Canadian Capitalism: Essays in Canadian Business History (Toronto: Copp Clark Pitman 1990), 222-55.

"Male Wageearners and the State in Canada," in Michael Earle, ed., Workers and the State in TwentiethCentury Nova Scotia (Fredericton: Acadiensis Press 1989), 241-64.

"Hamilton Steelworkers and the Rise of Mass Production," in Bryan D. Palmer, ed., The Character of Class Struggle: Essays in Canadian WorkingClass History (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart 1986), 68-89.

"The Crisis of the Craftsman: Hamilton's Metal Workers in the Early Twentieth Century," in Michael S. Cross and Gregory S. Kealey, eds., The Consolidation of Capitalism, 1896-1929 (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart 1983), 77-113; in Lowe and Krahn, Working Canadians, 3444; and in Michael J. Piva, ed., Essays in Ontario History (Toronto: Copp Clark Pitman 1988).

"Through the Prism of the Strike: Industrial Conflict in Southern Ontario, 1901-14," (coauthored with Bryan D. Palmer) in J. Paul Grayson, ed., Class, State, Ideology, and Change: Marxist Perspectives on Canada (Toronto: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston 1980), 47-71; in Graham S. Lowe and Harvey S. Krahn, eds., Working Canadians: Readings in the Sociology of Work and Industry (Toronto: Methuen 1984), 235-48; and in David J. Bercuson, ed., Canadian Labour History: Selected Readings (Toronto: Copp Clark 1987), 85-115.

"Introduction," The Workers' Revolt in Canada, 1917-1925, 3-10.

"The Great War, the State, and WorkingClass Canada," in Ibid., 11-42. (With Myer Siemiatycki)

"National Contours: Solidarity and Fragmentation," in Ibid., 268-304.

"Conclusion," in ibid., 305-14.

"On the Job in Canada," in Heron and Storey, On the Job, 3-46. (With Robert Storey)

"Work and Struggle in the Canadian Steel Industry, 1900-50," in ibid., 210-44 (with Robert Storey); and in Douglas McCalla, ed., The Development of Canadian Capitalism: Essays in Canadian Business History (Toronto: Copp Clark Pitman 1990), 222-55.

"Introduction," Imperialism, Nationalism, and Canada (with John Saul).

Journal Articles

"Harold, Marg, and the Boys: The Relevance of Class in Canadian History," Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, 2009, 1-26.

"Boys Will Be Boys: Working-Class Masculinities in the Age of Mass Production," International Labor and Working-Class History, 69 (Spring 2006), 6-34.

"The Boys and Their Booze: Masculinities and Public Drinking in Working-Class Hamilton, 1890-1946," Canadian Historical Review, 86, no. 3 (September 2005), 411-52.

"The Contested Terrain of Workers Heritage: North American Experience," in Irmgard Steinisch, ed., Amerikanische Arbeitergeschichte heute (Bochum: Instituts fur soziale Bewegungen 2001), 119-32.

"The Labour Historian and Public History," Labour/Le Travail, 45 (Spring 2000), 171-97.

"Introduction," Alf Edwards, "The Mill: A Worker's Memoir from 1945 to 1948," Labour/Le Travail, 43 (Spring 1999), 171-5.

"The Craftsmen's Spectacle: Labour Day Parades in Canada, the Early Years," Histoire sociale/Social History, 58 (November 1996), 357-90. (With Steve Penfold)

"The High School and the Household Economy in WorkingClass Hamilton, 1890-1940," Historical Studies in Education, 7:2 (Fall 1995), 217-59.

"Towards Synthesis in Canadian WorkingClass History: Reflections on Bryan Palmer's Rethinking," Left History, Spring 1993, 109-21.

"Communists, Gangsters, and Canadian Sailors," Labour/Le Travail, 24 (Fall 1989), 231-7.

"The Great War and Nova Scotia Steelworkers," Acadiensis, 16:2 (Spring 1987), 3-34.

"Industrial Unionism in Eastern Ontario: Gananoque, 1918-21," Ontario History, 77:3 (September 1985), 159-82. (With George De Zwaan)

"Industrious Habits: Two Centuries of Work in Canada," History and Social Science Teacher, 20:3-4 (Spring 1985), 57-68.

"Labourism and the Canadian Working Class," Labour/Le Travail, 13 (Spring 1984), 45-76.

"Hamilton Steelworkers and the Rise of Mass Production," Canadian Historical Association, Historical Papers, 1982 (Ottawa 1983), 103-31.

"Saving the Children," Acadiensis, 13:1 (Autumn 1983), 168-75.

"The Anatomy of Work," Labour/Le Travailleur, 10 (Autumn 1982), 151-7.

"The Crisis of the Craftsman: Hamilton Metal Workers in the Early Twentieth Century," Labour/Le Travailleur, 6 (Autumn 1980), 7-48.

"Through the Prism of the Strike," Canadian Historical Review, 58:4 (December 1977), 423-58. (Coauthored with Bryan D. Palmer).

Conference Papers

“Harold, Marg, and the Boys: The Relentless Relevance of Class,” Presidential Address. Canadian Historical Association, Carleton University, 2009.

“Boys Will Be Boys: Working-Class Masculinities in the Age of Mass Production," Gender and the City Conference, University of London, 2006.

“Boys Will Be Boys: Working-Class Masculinities in the Age of Mass Production,” Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, 2005.

“Panel on Booze: A Distilled History: A Response,” International Conference on Drugs and Alcohol in History, University of Western Ontario, London, 2004.

“Christianity and the Canadian Working Class,” Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Halifax, 2003.

“The Boys and Their Booze: Masculinities and Public Drinking in Working-Class Hamilton, 1890-1946," North American Labor History Conference, Wayne State University, Detroit, 2002.

“Workers Heritage and Working-Class Audiences,” Conference on “Writing Canadian Labour: Critical Perspectives,” Trent University, Peterborough, 2002.

“Wet Voices in the History of Alcohol Consumption in Canada,” Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Toronto, 2002.

“Labour’s Manhood,” Canadian Committee on Labour History Workshop, Hamilton, 2002.

"Workers' Heritage," Canadian Committee on Labour History Workshop, Edmonton, 2000.

"Working-Class Audiences," Conference: "Historians and Their Audiences: Mobilizing History for the Millennium," York University, Toronto, 2000.

"Teaching about Child Labour," Conference on "Equity in the Classroom, Equity in the Curriculum," York University, Toronto, 1999.

"Unions, Past, Present, and Future," Conference on "The Next Working Class: Young Workers and Precious Employment," York University, Toronto, 1998.

"The Labour Historian and Public History," Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Ottawa, 1998.

"The Remaking of Labour Day in Canada," Conference on "What We Fought For: Ontario Workers' Struggles, 1930s to 1950s," Hamilton, 1996.

"The Making and Remaking of a Workers' Festival: Labour Day in Canada," Keynote Address, Pacific Northwest Labour History Association Conference, Vancouver, 1996.

"Redefining Class Boundaries in Time and Space: The Making and Remaking of Labour Day in Canada," Canadian Studies Conference, University of Edinburgh, 1996.

"Labour Day in Canada," Conference on Spectacle, Monument and Memory, York University, Toronto, 1995.

"The Ontario Department of Labour and Class Relations in Ontario Before World War II," Ontario Ministry of Labour, Symposium: Past Present and Future, Toronto, 1994.

"The High School and the Family Economy in a Factory City: Hamilton, 1890-1940," Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Victoria, 1990.

"The Remaking of the Working Class Family," University of Ottawa Symposium ("Family History and Labour History: Beyond Fragmentation"), Ottawa, 1990.

"The New Factory Regime and Workers' Struggles in Canada, 1890-1940," Australian Canadian Labour History Conference, Sydney, 1988.

"Technology and Managerial Control in Canada's Second Industrial Revolution, 1890-1940: The Case of Steel," Second Canadian Business History Conference, Victoria, 1988.

"The Second Industrial Revolution in Canada, 1890-1930," Conference on Class, Community, and the Labour Movement in Canada and Wales, 1890-1930, Gregynog, Wales, 1987.

"The Great War and Nova Scotia Steelworkers," Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Winnipeg, 1986.

"Technology and Skill in the North American Steel Industry," International Forum on the History of the Labour Movement and the Working Class, Paris, 1985.

"The Little Workers: Child Labour in Ontario," Ontario Museum Association, Heritage Conference, Toronto, 1985.

"Labourism and the Canadian Working Class," Winnipeg General Strike Conference, Winnipeg, 1983.

"Industrious Habits: Two Centuries of Work in Canada," Ontario Museum Association, Heritage Conference, Toronto, 1983 (keynote address).

"Hamilton Steelworkers and the Rise of Mass Production," Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Ottawa, 1982.

"The Changing World of the Unskilled Labourer: Hamilton in the Early Twentieth Century," Blue Collar Work Conference, Hamilton, 1981.

"Scientific Management in North American Factories," American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting, Toronto, 1981.

"The Crisis of the Artisan: Hamilton's Metal Workers in the Early Twentieth Century," Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, 1979; and Blue Collar Work Conference, Windsor, 1979.

Book Reviews

"Working Class History," in Douglas Owram, ed., A Reader's Guide to Canadian History, 2: Confederation to the Present (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1994), 86-122.

"The Second Industrial Revolution in Canada, 1890-1930," in Deian Hopkin and Gregory S. Kealey, eds., Class, Community, and the Labour Movement: Wales and Canada, 1890-1930 (Aberystwyth: Llafur/Committee on Canadian Labour History 1989), 48-66.

"The Working Class," in Wallace Clement and Daniel Drache, eds., A Practical Guide to Canadian Political Economy (2nd ed., Toronto: James Lorimer and Company 1985), 50-75. (With G.S. Kealey).

"The Working Class of Hamilton, 1900-1930," in Wayne Roberts, comp., The Hamilton Working Class, 18201977: A Bibliography (Hamilton: McMaster University Labour Studies Program 1978), 21-34.

Published Reviews Of Your Work

18 biographical entries, Dictionary of Hamilton Biography, Vols. 2, 3, and 4 (Hamilton: W.L. Griffin 1991-99).

"Allan Studholme," Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Vol. 14 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1998).

"United Steelworkers of America," and biographies of P.M. Draper, Allan Studholme, and Lyn Williams, Canadian Encyclopedia (Edmonton: Hurtig, 2nd ed., 1988).

"Union Centrals, District and Regional"; "Craft Unionism"; and biographies of C.A. Birge, John Flett, Tim Buck, Robert Hobson, C.S. Jackson, Humphrey Mitchell, Tom Moore, C.B. Macpherson, James Simpson, and T. Phillips Thompson, ibid. (1st ed., 1985)

"Samuel Heron" and "Abner Miles," Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Vol. 5 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1983), 419-21, 596-97.

Creative Works

The Little Workers: Child Labour in Canada (Labour Canada and National Film Board, Canadian Labour Studies Series, Sound Filmstrip, 1982).


Area of Specialization

History


Degrees

Ph.D. (History), Dalhousie University
M.A. (Comparative Labour History), University of Warwick
M.A. (History), University of Toronto
Honours B.A. (Modern History), University of Toronto

Professional Leadership

Conference Organization
• Program Committee, Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, University of Saskatchewan, 2007
• Co-Chair and Co-ordinator, Program Committee, Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, York University, 2006
• Program Committee Co ordinator, “Brothers and Sisters: Gender and the Labour Movement,” Conference Co sponsored by Canadian Committee on Labour History, Ontario Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, McMaster Labour Studies Program, Hamilton 2002.
• Program Committee Co ordinator, "What We Fought For," Conference Co sponsored by Canadian Committee on Labour History, Ontario Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, McMaster Labour Studies Program, Hamilton 1996.
• Program Committee Co-ordinator, “Working Heritage” Conference, Sponsored by Ontario Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, Toronto 1993.
• Program Committee Co-ordinator, Symposium on Working-Class History, Sponsored by Canadian Committee on Labour History, Victoria 1990.
• Program Committee Co ordinator, 7th Conference on Workers and Their Communities, York University, 1989.
• Program Committee, North American Labour History Conference, 1986.
• Program Committee, Fifth Conference on Workers and Their Communities, 1984.
• Co chairperson, Ontario Museum Association Heritage Conference, 1982 1983.

Offices in Professional Organizations
Board Member, Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2006-8
Past President, Canadian Historical Association, 2009-10
President, Canadian Historical Association, 2007-9
Vice-President, Canadian Historical Association, 2006-7
Vice-President, Canadian Committee on Labour History, 2002-5

Consultancies
National Film Board, "History of Canada" Website, Advisory Committee, 1999.
Peoples History of Canada (Norflicks Production), Advisory Committee Member, 1997-98.

Editing
Editor, University of Toronto Press, Themes in Canadian Social History, 1994 to present.
Co editor, University of Toronto Press, Social History Series, 1991 94; Studies in Gender and History, 1994-97.

Membership in Professional Organizations
Association for Canadian Studies
Canadian Committee on the History of Sexuality
Canadian Committee on Labour History
Canadian Committee on Women's History
Canadian Historical Association
Labor and Working-Class History Association
Ontario Historical Society
Ontario Women's History Network
Regroupement des chercheurs/chercheures en histoire des travailleurs et travailleuses du Quebec
Workers' Arts and Heritage Centre

External Assessor
Department of History, Brock University, April 2005.


Community Contributions

Community Organizations
• Member, Advisory Committee, Toronto Labour History Walking Tours, George Brown College School of Labour / Toronto and York Region Labour Council, 2010.
• Member, Service Advisory Board, Library and Archives Canada, 2007-9
• Member, Advisory Board, Forum on Canadian Democracy, Library and Archives Canada, 2007-9
• Canadian Labour Congress, Workshop Canadian Labour College Curriculum, 2008
• Ontario Heritage Foundation, Vice Chair, March 1992-January 1995.
• Labour Education Committee, Toronto Board of Education, Member, 1983-86.
 Workers' Arts and Heritage Centre:
• Board of Directors, 1988-2003
• Exhibition/Programming Committee Chair, 2000-3; member, 2005 to present
• Co-chair 1996-99
• Vice chair (Programs), 1995-96
• Conference Coordinator, 1993
• Chair, 1988-90


All Publications

Books

The Workers Festival: A History of Labour Day in Canada (With Steve Penfold). (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 2005)

Booze in Canada: A History (Toronto: Between the Lines 2003) (Shortlisted for the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize).

The Workers' Revolt in Canada, 1917-1925 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1998). Pp.384. (Short-listed for Harold Adams Innis Prize.)

The Canadian Labour Movement: A Short History (Toronto: James Lorimer, 1989; 2nd ed. 1996). Pp.202.

Working in Steel: The Early Years in Canada, 1883-1935 (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1988). Pp.224.

On the Job: Confronting the Labour Process in Canada (Montreal and Kingston: McGillQueen's University Press 1986; reprinted 1987). Pp.360. (With Robert Storey)

All That Our Hands Have Done: A Pictorial History of the Hamilton Workers (Oakville: Mosaic Press, 1981). Pp.192. (With Shea Hoffmitz, Wayne Roberts, and Robert Storey)

Imperialism, Nationalism, and Canada (Toronto: New Hogtown Press, 1977). Pp.206.

Book Chapters

“Cirus Birge,” “Robert Hobson,” and “Frank Baillie,” Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Vol. 15.

"Building-Trades Workers," "Days of Action," "Factory Work," "Hamilton," "Industrial Revolution," "Iron and Steel Industry," "Piano Industry," "Steelworkers Union," "Unions," "The Workers Revolt," in Oxford Companion to Canadian History (Toronto: Oxford University Press forthcoming 2004)

"Afterword," in Frank Collontonio, From the Ground Up: An Italian Immigrant's Story (Toronto: Between the Lines 1997), 172-4.

"Factory Workers," in Paul Craven, ed., Labouring Lives: Work and Workers in NineteenthCentury Ontario (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1995), 479-590.

"Labourism and the Canadian Working Class," in Laurel Sefton MacDowell and Ian Radforth, eds., Canadian Working Class History: Selected Readings (Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press 1992), 355-82.

"Work and Struggle in the Canadian Steel Industry, 1900-50," in ibid., 210-44 (with Robert Storey); and in Douglas McCalla, ed., The Development of Canadian Capitalism: Essays in Canadian Business History (Toronto: Copp Clark Pitman 1990), 222-55.

"Male Wageearners and the State in Canada," in Michael Earle, ed., Workers and the State in TwentiethCentury Nova Scotia (Fredericton: Acadiensis Press 1989), 241-64.

"Hamilton Steelworkers and the Rise of Mass Production," in Bryan D. Palmer, ed., The Character of Class Struggle: Essays in Canadian WorkingClass History (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart 1986), 68-89.

"The Crisis of the Craftsman: Hamilton's Metal Workers in the Early Twentieth Century," in Michael S. Cross and Gregory S. Kealey, eds., The Consolidation of Capitalism, 1896-1929 (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart 1983), 77-113; in Lowe and Krahn, Working Canadians, 3444; and in Michael J. Piva, ed., Essays in Ontario History (Toronto: Copp Clark Pitman 1988).

"Through the Prism of the Strike: Industrial Conflict in Southern Ontario, 1901-14," (coauthored with Bryan D. Palmer) in J. Paul Grayson, ed., Class, State, Ideology, and Change: Marxist Perspectives on Canada (Toronto: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston 1980), 47-71; in Graham S. Lowe and Harvey S. Krahn, eds., Working Canadians: Readings in the Sociology of Work and Industry (Toronto: Methuen 1984), 235-48; and in David J. Bercuson, ed., Canadian Labour History: Selected Readings (Toronto: Copp Clark 1987), 85-115.

"Introduction," The Workers' Revolt in Canada, 1917-1925, 3-10.

"The Great War, the State, and WorkingClass Canada," in Ibid., 11-42. (With Myer Siemiatycki)

"National Contours: Solidarity and Fragmentation," in Ibid., 268-304.

"Conclusion," in ibid., 305-14.

"On the Job in Canada," in Heron and Storey, On the Job, 3-46. (With Robert Storey)

"Work and Struggle in the Canadian Steel Industry, 1900-50," in ibid., 210-44 (with Robert Storey); and in Douglas McCalla, ed., The Development of Canadian Capitalism: Essays in Canadian Business History (Toronto: Copp Clark Pitman 1990), 222-55.

"Introduction," Imperialism, Nationalism, and Canada (with John Saul).

Journal Articles

"Harold, Marg, and the Boys: The Relevance of Class in Canadian History," Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, 2009, 1-26.

"Boys Will Be Boys: Working-Class Masculinities in the Age of Mass Production," International Labor and Working-Class History, 69 (Spring 2006), 6-34.

"The Boys and Their Booze: Masculinities and Public Drinking in Working-Class Hamilton, 1890-1946," Canadian Historical Review, 86, no. 3 (September 2005), 411-52.

"The Contested Terrain of Workers Heritage: North American Experience," in Irmgard Steinisch, ed., Amerikanische Arbeitergeschichte heute (Bochum: Instituts fur soziale Bewegungen 2001), 119-32.

"The Labour Historian and Public History," Labour/Le Travail, 45 (Spring 2000), 171-97.

"Introduction," Alf Edwards, "The Mill: A Worker's Memoir from 1945 to 1948," Labour/Le Travail, 43 (Spring 1999), 171-5.

"The Craftsmen's Spectacle: Labour Day Parades in Canada, the Early Years," Histoire sociale/Social History, 58 (November 1996), 357-90. (With Steve Penfold)

"The High School and the Household Economy in WorkingClass Hamilton, 1890-1940," Historical Studies in Education, 7:2 (Fall 1995), 217-59.

"Towards Synthesis in Canadian WorkingClass History: Reflections on Bryan Palmer's Rethinking," Left History, Spring 1993, 109-21.

"Communists, Gangsters, and Canadian Sailors," Labour/Le Travail, 24 (Fall 1989), 231-7.

"The Great War and Nova Scotia Steelworkers," Acadiensis, 16:2 (Spring 1987), 3-34.

"Industrial Unionism in Eastern Ontario: Gananoque, 1918-21," Ontario History, 77:3 (September 1985), 159-82. (With George De Zwaan)

"Industrious Habits: Two Centuries of Work in Canada," History and Social Science Teacher, 20:3-4 (Spring 1985), 57-68.

"Labourism and the Canadian Working Class," Labour/Le Travail, 13 (Spring 1984), 45-76.

"Hamilton Steelworkers and the Rise of Mass Production," Canadian Historical Association, Historical Papers, 1982 (Ottawa 1983), 103-31.

"Saving the Children," Acadiensis, 13:1 (Autumn 1983), 168-75.

"The Anatomy of Work," Labour/Le Travailleur, 10 (Autumn 1982), 151-7.

"The Crisis of the Craftsman: Hamilton Metal Workers in the Early Twentieth Century," Labour/Le Travailleur, 6 (Autumn 1980), 7-48.

"Through the Prism of the Strike," Canadian Historical Review, 58:4 (December 1977), 423-58. (Coauthored with Bryan D. Palmer).

Conference Papers

“Harold, Marg, and the Boys: The Relentless Relevance of Class,” Presidential Address. Canadian Historical Association, Carleton University, 2009.

“Boys Will Be Boys: Working-Class Masculinities in the Age of Mass Production," Gender and the City Conference, University of London, 2006.

“Boys Will Be Boys: Working-Class Masculinities in the Age of Mass Production,” Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, 2005.

“Panel on Booze: A Distilled History: A Response,” International Conference on Drugs and Alcohol in History, University of Western Ontario, London, 2004.

“Christianity and the Canadian Working Class,” Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Halifax, 2003.

“The Boys and Their Booze: Masculinities and Public Drinking in Working-Class Hamilton, 1890-1946," North American Labor History Conference, Wayne State University, Detroit, 2002.

“Workers Heritage and Working-Class Audiences,” Conference on “Writing Canadian Labour: Critical Perspectives,” Trent University, Peterborough, 2002.

“Wet Voices in the History of Alcohol Consumption in Canada,” Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Toronto, 2002.

“Labour’s Manhood,” Canadian Committee on Labour History Workshop, Hamilton, 2002.

"Workers' Heritage," Canadian Committee on Labour History Workshop, Edmonton, 2000.

"Working-Class Audiences," Conference: "Historians and Their Audiences: Mobilizing History for the Millennium," York University, Toronto, 2000.

"Teaching about Child Labour," Conference on "Equity in the Classroom, Equity in the Curriculum," York University, Toronto, 1999.

"Unions, Past, Present, and Future," Conference on "The Next Working Class: Young Workers and Precious Employment," York University, Toronto, 1998.

"The Labour Historian and Public History," Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Ottawa, 1998.

"The Remaking of Labour Day in Canada," Conference on "What We Fought For: Ontario Workers' Struggles, 1930s to 1950s," Hamilton, 1996.

"The Making and Remaking of a Workers' Festival: Labour Day in Canada," Keynote Address, Pacific Northwest Labour History Association Conference, Vancouver, 1996.

"Redefining Class Boundaries in Time and Space: The Making and Remaking of Labour Day in Canada," Canadian Studies Conference, University of Edinburgh, 1996.

"Labour Day in Canada," Conference on Spectacle, Monument and Memory, York University, Toronto, 1995.

"The Ontario Department of Labour and Class Relations in Ontario Before World War II," Ontario Ministry of Labour, Symposium: Past Present and Future, Toronto, 1994.

"The High School and the Family Economy in a Factory City: Hamilton, 1890-1940," Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Victoria, 1990.

"The Remaking of the Working Class Family," University of Ottawa Symposium ("Family History and Labour History: Beyond Fragmentation"), Ottawa, 1990.

"The New Factory Regime and Workers' Struggles in Canada, 1890-1940," Australian Canadian Labour History Conference, Sydney, 1988.

"Technology and Managerial Control in Canada's Second Industrial Revolution, 1890-1940: The Case of Steel," Second Canadian Business History Conference, Victoria, 1988.

"The Second Industrial Revolution in Canada, 1890-1930," Conference on Class, Community, and the Labour Movement in Canada and Wales, 1890-1930, Gregynog, Wales, 1987.

"The Great War and Nova Scotia Steelworkers," Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Winnipeg, 1986.

"Technology and Skill in the North American Steel Industry," International Forum on the History of the Labour Movement and the Working Class, Paris, 1985.

"The Little Workers: Child Labour in Ontario," Ontario Museum Association, Heritage Conference, Toronto, 1985.

"Labourism and the Canadian Working Class," Winnipeg General Strike Conference, Winnipeg, 1983.

"Industrious Habits: Two Centuries of Work in Canada," Ontario Museum Association, Heritage Conference, Toronto, 1983 (keynote address).

"Hamilton Steelworkers and the Rise of Mass Production," Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Ottawa, 1982.

"The Changing World of the Unskilled Labourer: Hamilton in the Early Twentieth Century," Blue Collar Work Conference, Hamilton, 1981.

"Scientific Management in North American Factories," American Association for the Advancement of Science, Annual Meeting, Toronto, 1981.

"The Crisis of the Artisan: Hamilton's Metal Workers in the Early Twentieth Century," Canadian Historical Association, Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, 1979; and Blue Collar Work Conference, Windsor, 1979.

Book Reviews

"Working Class History," in Douglas Owram, ed., A Reader's Guide to Canadian History, 2: Confederation to the Present (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1994), 86-122.

"The Second Industrial Revolution in Canada, 1890-1930," in Deian Hopkin and Gregory S. Kealey, eds., Class, Community, and the Labour Movement: Wales and Canada, 1890-1930 (Aberystwyth: Llafur/Committee on Canadian Labour History 1989), 48-66.

"The Working Class," in Wallace Clement and Daniel Drache, eds., A Practical Guide to Canadian Political Economy (2nd ed., Toronto: James Lorimer and Company 1985), 50-75. (With G.S. Kealey).

"The Working Class of Hamilton, 1900-1930," in Wayne Roberts, comp., The Hamilton Working Class, 18201977: A Bibliography (Hamilton: McMaster University Labour Studies Program 1978), 21-34.

Published Reviews Of Your Work

18 biographical entries, Dictionary of Hamilton Biography, Vols. 2, 3, and 4 (Hamilton: W.L. Griffin 1991-99).

"Allan Studholme," Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Vol. 14 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1998).

"United Steelworkers of America," and biographies of P.M. Draper, Allan Studholme, and Lyn Williams, Canadian Encyclopedia (Edmonton: Hurtig, 2nd ed., 1988).

"Union Centrals, District and Regional"; "Craft Unionism"; and biographies of C.A. Birge, John Flett, Tim Buck, Robert Hobson, C.S. Jackson, Humphrey Mitchell, Tom Moore, C.B. Macpherson, James Simpson, and T. Phillips Thompson, ibid. (1st ed., 1985)

"Samuel Heron" and "Abner Miles," Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Vol. 5 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1983), 419-21, 596-97.

Creative Works

The Little Workers: Child Labour in Canada (Labour Canada and National Film Board, Canadian Labour Studies Series, Sound Filmstrip, 1982).