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After Occupy: Economic Democracy for the 21st Century

Tom Malleson

Abstract

What should progressive social movements after Occupy be aiming for? What is the underlying economic vision and what are the ultimate economic goals? This book provides an answer to these questions. The book investigates the fundamental aspects of the contemporary economy by providing a perspective that integrates both normative and empirical concerns. Part One asks whether workplaces should be democratized and examines the empirical record of worker cooperatives. Part Two investigates the democratic potential of markets and examines the extent to which actual market systems, particularly the ... More

Keywords: economic democracy, workplace democracy, worker cooperatives, democratic theory, social democracy, market socialism, social economy, solidarity economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199330102
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330102.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tom Malleson, author
York University

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