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Publication date: 11 Jun 2012 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A | External authors: Gomez, R., Kretschmer, T. and Willman, P. | JEL classification: J51 | NIESR discussion paper number: 394
This paper offers an explanation for the phenomenon of declining democratic engagement. The paper assumes that what happens at work is the primary driver of what occurs outside of the workplace. If workers are exposed to the formalities of collective bargaining and union representation they also...