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The geography of US union elections 4: patterns of close elections and determinants of the margins of victory and loss (the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union and the United Auto Workers union, 1970 - 82)

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Patterns of close union representation elections and the determinants of the margins of victory and loss are the topics of this paper. The importance of close elections for management, unions, and the National Labor Relations Board is emphasized. Likely union and management strategies for contesting close elections are noted, as is the significance of these elections in relation to the changing political and institutional environment of US labor relations. Empirically, a set of structural and...

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Published
Peer review status:
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10.1068/a190447

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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:
4
Pages:
447-469
Publication date:
1987
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-3409
ISSN:
0308-518X
URN:
uuid:f9d18a44-883f-4972-90da-59efdda09adb
Local pid:
ora:2083
Language:
English
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