Parecon: Life After Capitalism
Verso, 2004 - 311 páginas
'What do you want?' is a constant query put to economic and globalization activists decrying current poverty, alienation and degradation. In this highly praised new work, destined to attract worldwide attention and support, Michael Albert provides an answer: Participatory Economics, 'Parecon' for short, a new economy, an alternative to capitalism, built on familiar values including solidarity, equity, diversity and people democratically controlling their own lives, but utilizing original institutions fully described and defended in the book.
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PARECON: Life After CapitalismComentário do usuário - Kirkus
If not capitalism, what then? asks journalist and activist Albert as he proffers this dogged, humanist alternative to private enterprise.Let's admit, suggests Albert (a founder of Z Magazine and South ... Ler resenha completa
LibraryThing ReviewComentário do usuário - AndrewBlackman - LibraryThing
This is not the most interesting book I have read lately, but it is one of the most important. It deals with the topics so often left vague in left-wing literature: the nitty-gritty of how a non ... Ler resenha completa
Values and Institutions
What Is An Economy?
Participatory Economic Vision
Criticism of Parecon
Summary and Defense
Daily Life in a Participatory Economy