Book cover reading United We Stand: Class Struggle in Colonial Australia with an image of unionists marching.

Rebels In The Workforce: Women Worker’s Resistance in the Nineteenth Century

Tom O’ Lincoln’s 2005 book United We Stand: Class Struggle in Colonial Australia chronicles the development of capitalism following invasion and the rise of unions and other organisations in response. The following excerpt from a 2024 edition published by Interventions discuss women’s resistance to workplace exploitation during a period of rapid industrialisation.

Labor Power and Strategy: How to Read Womack

The 2023 book Labour Power and Strategy, edited by Peter Olney and Glenn Perušek, is centred around a lengthy interview with labour organiser and historian John Womack Jr in which he argues for the importance of ‘strategic workplace organising’

Books about Women & Leadership

Five books recommended by participants and convenors of Women’s Environmental Leadership Australia. This list includes comprehensive discussions about women’s leadership, practical guides, and two memoirs from inspiring women leaders.

illustration of women from around the world holding sunflowers

Climate Justice and Feminism Resource Collection

A comprehensive list of resources about climate justice (including First Nations, gender, disability and other resources) collated by the Womens Climate Justice Collective (WCJC) and CounterAct.

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