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The geography of US union elections 1: the crisis of US unions and a critical review of the literature

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Conventional literature on union growth and decline has failed to deal adequately with the local context of union elections, and has tended to rationalize the complexity of decentralized labor relations. This paper begins with a statement on the relevance of the topic for location theory, and the theory of regional growth and decline. Recent patterns in US unionization are considered before a review of early literature on unionization in relation to local labor markets structure. The institut...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1068/a190033

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Transformations: Economy, Society and Place
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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Publisher:
Pion Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Environment and Planning A Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Pages:
33-57
Publication date:
1987
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-3409
ISSN:
0308-518X
URN:
uuid:48c49859-2693-4289-b2ce-775c117d5407
Local pid:
ora:2080
Language:
English
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