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Networks of injustice and worker mobilisation at Walmart

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This article investigates the use of Internet networks during the recent mobilisation of Californian Walmart workers. The findings of this case study suggest that Internet-based mass self-communication networks (Facebook, YouTube, etc.) can complement traditional organising techniques. Mass self-communication networks ameliorate many of the weaknesses identified by previous studies of Internet networks. In particular, these types of networks can help overcome negative dispositions towards uni...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1111/irj.12103

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Oxford Internet Institute
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley Online Library Publisher's website
Journal:
Industrial Relations Journal Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
4
Pages:
259-274
Publication date:
2015-07-05
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ISSN:
0019-8692
URN:
uuid:e7e303cf-4ad3-4a07-a801-d3a7fea4d1b3
Source identifiers:
633914
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pubs:633914
Paper number:
4
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