Chapter 21. Labor Unions and Economic Geography

  1. Eric Sheppard1 and
  2. Trevor J. Barnes2
  1. Andrew Herod

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693445.ch21

A Companion to Economic Geography

A Companion to Economic Geography

How to Cite

Herod, A. (2003) Labor Unions and Economic Geography, in A Companion to Economic Geography (eds E. Sheppard and T. J. Barnes), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693445.ch21

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Minnesota

  2. 2

    University of British Columbia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631212232

Online ISBN: 9780470693445

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Keywords:

  • labor unions;
  • economic geography;
  • national labor relations board;
  • steelworkers;
  • railroad labor act

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Themes in the Geographic Study of Labor Unions

  • Theoretical and Methodological Debates

  • Unions in the New Economy

  • Concluding Comments

  • Acknowledgment

  • Endnotes

  • Bibliography