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Varieties of Power in Transnational Labor Campaigns Understanding Workers ’ Structural , Institutional , and Coalitional Power in the Global Economy

  title={Varieties of Power in Transnational Labor Campaigns Understanding Workers ’ Structural , Institutional , and Coalitional Power in the Global Economy},
  author={Marissa Brookes},
Workers are increasingly cooperating across national borders in campaigns aimed at influencing employers to improve or maintain wages, working conditions, and labor rights. These transnational labor alliances all exercise power in their attempts to alter the behavior of employers. Nevertheless, the nature and exercise of workers’ power in transnational campaigns is under-theorized in the literature and only partially understood in practice. In order to understand why some transnational labor… 
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  • P. Evans
  • Economics, Political Science
  • 2010
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