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Democracy at Work

A Cure for Capitalism
Wolff, Richard D. (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Wolff shows why and how to make democratic workplaces real. He speaks to those who realize that capitalism economics and politics as usual have become intolerable and who seek a concrete action program.
Authors: Wolff, Richard D.
Statement of Responsibility: Richard Wolff
Title: Democracy at work
a cure for capitalism
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Haymarket Books, c2012
Characteristics: 201 p. ; 19 cm
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Introduction
Capitalism in deep trouble. Capitalism and crises ; Crisis and government response ; Crises, forms of capitalism, and beyond
What is to be done? The major problems of private capitalisms ; The major problems of state capitalism
Workers' self-directed enterprises as a cure. What "self-directed" means ; How WSDEs work internally ; Property ownership, markets, planning, and the efficiency myth ; Economic and political democracy ; WSDEs in modern societies ; Program and personnel for increasing WSDEs
Conclusion
Summary: Wolff shows why and how to make democratic workplaces real. He speaks to those who realize that capitalism economics and politics as usual have become intolerable and who seek a concrete action program.
Subject Headings: Capitalism Democracy Economic aspects
Topical Term: Capitalism
Democracy
LCCN: 2012042194
ISBN: 9781608462476
1608462471
Branch Call Number: 306.36 W
Research Call Number: JBC 13-42
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Economist Richard D. Wolff discusses a democratic alternative based on workers managing their own workplaces on May 22nd.


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Jan 31, 2014
  • ebona rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Very grateful the library has this. Richard Wolff does an amazing job clearly describing to the average person why we need to democratize workplaces and the economy and how to do it.

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Jan 31, 2014
  • ebona rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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