Changing to Win? Threat, Resistance, and the Role of Unions in Strikes, 1984–20021

  title={Changing to Win? Threat, Resistance, and the Role of Unions in Strikes, 1984–20021},
  author={Andrew W. Martin and Marc Dixon},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  pages={93 - 129}
Much of what we know about strikes is grounded in the context of postwar Fordism, a unique historical moment of relatively institutionalized labor‐management relations. Yet the resurgence of corporate resistance over the past quarter century, coupled with an increasingly hostile political and economic climate, has fundamentally transformed the American industrial landscape. Drawing from this research and insights on social movements and formal organizations, we expect unions will vary… Expand
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