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The authors of a recent book on U.S society argue that only

The authors of a recent book on U.S society argue that only greater citizen participation in the large structures of the economy and state will enable us to surmount the deepening problems of contemporary social life. Assuming that statement to be accurate, would unions play any role in ensuring greater participation in the large structures of the economy or would you agree with Selig Perlman that unions are preoccupied with narrow job related issues?

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I would definitely agree with Perlman, in this scenario. If it has been found that due to the deepening problems of a contemporary social life, the main factor will be greater citizen participation; unions will act to work against this factor. Unions require conformity. Employees are urged to seek the advice and counsel of their union representative before speaking ...

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The authors of a recent book on U.S society argue that only greater citizen participation in the large structures of the economy and state will enable us to surmount the deepening problems of contemporary social life. Assuming that statement to be accurate, would unions play any role in ensuring greater participation in the large structures of the economy or would you agree with Selig Perlman that unions are preoccupied with narrow job related issues?

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