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Activism and willingness to help in union organizing: who are the activists?

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Activism and willingness to help in union organizing : who are the activists? / Fiorito, J.; Gall, G.; Martinez, A.D.

In: Journal of Labor Research, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2010, p. 263-284.

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Fiorito, J. ; Gall, G. ; Martinez, A.D. / Activism and willingness to help in union organizing : who are the activists?. In: Journal of Labor Research. 2010 ; Vol. 31, No. 3. pp. 263-284.

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