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Opportunity without organization: labor mobilization in Egypt after the 25th January revolution

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Prevailing understandings of labor protest and strikes take as their focus stable democratic settings where autonomous trade union structures are an established component of the organizational resources available to workers. We extend the analysis of labor mobilization to a radically different context: Egypt in the year of the January 25th Revolution, when workers mobilized en masse in the absence of union leadership. For this, we use a catalogue of 4,912 protest events reported in Arabic-lan...

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Peer reviewed

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10.17813/1086-671X-23-2-181

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Sub department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Mobilization
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Volume:
23
Issue:
2
Pages:
181-202
Publication date:
2018-06-01
Acceptance date:
2017-12-31
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1086-671X
Language:
English
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1088499
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pubs:1088499
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2020-03-19

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