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The geography of US union elections 5: reconceptualizing the theory of industrial unionism

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In this paper an argument is put for a reconceptualization of the theory of US industrial unionism. It reflects lessons learnt about the patterns and determinants of the electoral performance of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union and the United Auto Workers union over the period 1970 - 82. Empirically, the spatial and temporal diversity of unions' electoral performance is emphasized. Theoretically, it is suggested that unions' performances in representation elections ar...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1068/a190719

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Research group:
Transformations: Economy, Society and Place
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Pion Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Environment and Planning A Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
6
Pages:
719-734
Publication date:
1987-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-3409
ISSN:
0308-518X
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:2084
Deposit date:
2008-06-19

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