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Varieties of UnionismStrategies for Union Revitalization in a Globalizing Economy$
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Carola Frege and John Kelly

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780199270149

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270149.001.0001

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Organizing the Unorganized

Organizing the Unorganized

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(p.45) 4 Organizing the Unorganized
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Varieties of Unionism
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Edmund Herry

Lee Adler

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270149.003.0004

This chapter has two foci. In the first place, it develops a framework for analysing union organizing activity in a comparative context. Organizing strategies are distinguished in terms of their centrality to unions, targeting, and methods used, and the utility of the framework is illustrated by reference to patterns of union organizing in the US, UK, Germany, Italy, and Spain. In the second place, the chapter develops an explanation of national patterns. A multi-factor explanation is offered that identifies national industrial relations institutions, the strategies of state and employers, and inherited union identities as causal factors. Once again, the argument is illustrated by reference to the five national cases.

Keywords:   union organizing, institutions, strategies, state, employers, union identities

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