Driving Street Justice: The Taxicab Driver As The Last American Cowboy

@article{Hoffmann2006DrivingSJ,
  title={Driving Street Justice: The Taxicab Driver As The Last American Cowboy},
  author={Elizabeth A. Hoffmann},
  journal={Labor Studies Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={31},
  pages={31 - 48}
}
This research explores workers' solidarity and shared culture in the cab driving industry, using theories of distributive justice and relational justice. Cab driving culture involves a high level of worker solidarity, with drivers relying on fellow drivers for assistance, working together in the face of conflict, and imposing various forms of social control when the cab driving community's norms are violated. This article operationalizes such actions as "street justice." Through both individual… 
“Revenge” and “Rescue”: Workplace Deviance in the Taxicab Industry
This study explores taxicab drivers' acts of "revenge" and "rescue," some of which are expressive acts, while others are more instrumental. This article builds on earlier theories of workplace
Wrangling Tips
Service economies are largely predicated on the expectation that the power in service exchanges lies with the consumer. Customers control the interaction through overt demands and gratuities.
Investing in Independent Contract Work
New York City “yellow” taxi drivers work as independent contractors. Like many independent contract workers, taxi drivers engage in economically precarious work—or work that is economically
Stronger Together? The USW-Mondragon Union Co-op Model
In 2009, United Steelworkers (USW) and Mondragon signed an agreement to promote union co-ops: firms that combine democratic worker ownership and union membership. Eleven U.S. initiatives now seek to
Bottom-up strategies, platform worker power and local action: Learning from ridehailing drivers
In the digital gig economy, workers generally have limited power and are disadvantaged compared to platform operators, who are usually large technology firms. Workers are often independent
Fareplay: An examination of taxicab drivers' response to dispatch policy
Labor History Bibliography 2006
This Bibliography enumerates the 2006 scholarly English language literature relating to Anglophone labor and working-class history in multidisciplinary perspective. Each section is subdivided into

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 31 REFERENCES
Moral Passage: The Symbolic Process in Public Designations of Deviance
The fact of public affirmation of a norm through law and government action expresses the public worth of one sub-culture vis-a-vis others. Because different forms of deviance affect that normative
Legal Consciousness and Dispute Resolution: Different Disputing Behavior at Two Similar Taxicab Companies
This article examines how workers perceive the laws and rules that regulate their workplaces and how these perceptions differ depending on whether one works in an organization with a high level of
Handbook of justice research in law
Part I: Introduction. 1. Justice and Legal Institutions J. Sanders, V.L. Hamilton. Part II: The Dimensions of Justice. 2. Retribution and Revenge N. Vidmar. 3. Procedural Justice T.R. Tyler, E.A.
The Social Effects of Punishment in Organizations: A Justice Perspective
Research on organizational punishment has focused on the effects of punishment on the disciplined subordinate. This article invokes a justice perspective to develop a framework for studying the
Workplace dispute resolution and gender inequality
Despite substantial bodies of research on employment differentials between women and men and on conflict in the workplace, little prior research links the two. This article summarizes preliminary
Multiculturalism and the Willingness of Citizens to Defer to Law and to Legal Authorities
  • T. Tyler
  • Political Science
    Law & Social Inquiry
  • 2000
A key problem in trying to manage diverse societies is finding social policies that will be acceptable to all individuals and groups. Studies suggest that this problem may not be as intractable as is
On Procedural Justice
The relationship of justice and law is an eternal proposition in the philosophy of law. In general, justice would be realized by the realization of procedural justice and procedural justice includes
... And justice for all
African American, Hispanic American, Asian American, and European American students rated their procedural preferences in response to a hypothetical conflict scenario and then recalled a real dispute
...
1
2
3
4
...