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Labor Activism in Local Politics: From CBAs to ‘CBAs’

Katherine Stone and Scott Cummings

in The Idea of Labour Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199693610
eISBN:
9780191729744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693610.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Philosophy of Law

Activism by labor and community coalitions at the local level is redefining labor law in the United States. Despite a drastic decline in union density and power in the United States, labor and ... More


Community Benefit Agreements for Wind Farm Siting in Context

LeRoy C. Paddock and Max Greenblum

in Sharing the Costs and Benefits of Energy and Resource Activity: Legal Change and Impact on Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767954
eISBN:
9780191821783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767954.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses the problems of obtaining community support and consent for wind farm development. Wind energy production has dramatically increased in the United States since the turn of the ... More


Stepping Up

Josh Lerner

in Everyone Counts: Could "Participatory Budgeting" Change Democracy?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801456657
eISBN:
9780801456060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801456657.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses how in the US, the number of participatory budgeting (PB) participants and dollars allocated has roughly doubled each year since 2011. PB is also being considered for a growing ... More


Seeking Spatial Justice in Los Angeles

Edward W. Soja

in My Los Angeles: From Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281721
eISBN:
9780520957633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281721.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

A vital but often neglected part of the urban restructuring of Los Angeles has been a resurgent activism that has created some of the most innovative urban social movements in the country. The ... More


The Chicago Bid to Host the 2016 Olympics: Much Promised, Little Learned

Larry Bennett, Michael Bennett, and Stephen Alexander

Larry Bennett, Roberta Garner, and Euan Hague (eds)

in Neoliberal Chicago

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040597
eISBN:
9780252099038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040597.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The Chicago bid to host the 2016 Olympics represented a particular variety of neoliberal policy action: a low-cost physical plan, largely dependent on private financing. It is quite possible that ... More


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