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[Excerpt] This overview chapter provides a framework for the chapters that follow by broadly describing the arts, entertainment, and electronic media (AEEM) industry and the problems confronting it. The overview is presented in four sections focused on: first, the economic structure of the industry; second, unions and bargaining structure; third, the impact of technological changes; and fourth, historical responses on the part of unions and the labor relations system to technological change.


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Gray, L., & Seeber, R. (1996). The industry and the unions: An overview [Electronic version]. In L. S. Gray and R. L. Seeber (Eds.), Under the stars: Essays on labor relations in arts and entertainment (pp.15-49). Ithaca, NY: ILR Press.

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