The Political Behaviour of Temporary Workers

  • Paul Marx

Part of the Work and Welfare in Europe book series (RECOWE)

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Insecure temporary employment is growing in Europe, but we know little about how being in such jobs affects political preferences and behaviour. Combining insights from psychology, political science and labour market research, this book offers new theories and evidence on the political repercussions of temporary jobs.


Job insecurity labour market change Europe temporary employment contracts fixed-term employment insider-outsider theory labour market dualism welfare state preferences voting behaviour economic voting political alienation relative deprivation political economy economy employment labor market market research Policy political science psychology voting work

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  • Paul Marx
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Southern DenmarkDenmark

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