4 edition of Self-management and the crisis of socialism found in the catalog.
Self-management and the crisis of socialism
Michael Wayne Howard
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-263) and indexes
|Statement||Michael W. Howard|
|Series||Studies in social, political, and legal philosophy|
|LC Classifications||HD5650 .H68 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 279 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||279|
|ISBN 10||0847689042, 0847689050|
|LC Control Number||99045034|
Organizational self-management, also referred to as labor management and workers' self-management, is a form of organizational management based on self-directed work processes on the part of an organization's workforce. Self-management is a defining characteristic of socialism, with proposals for self-management having appeared many times throughout the history of the socialist movement. Self-improvement and self-care would no longer be means for advancing economically or recovering from societal ills but ends in themselves. In the absence of mass workers’ organizations fighting collectively against the bosses to improve our quality of life, it is no surprise that people seek solutions in : Bryce Gordon.
Self management & Self development books These self management and development books will help you perform better in your professional and private life. Learn how to improve your confidence and motivation, how to become more effective and how to maximize your potential. The immediate causes of the current crisis in socialism are the highly authoritarian and extremely hierarchical political and economic structures created by Leninism. Yet the collapse of state socialism also appears to be part of a more general crisis of socialism, a crisis that includes even its potentially more democratic by: 3.
Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership of the means of production and workers' self-management, as well as the political theories and movements associated with them. Social ownership can be public, collective or . This article is an excerpt from Cockshott’s latest book, How the World Works (Monthly Review Press, ). The main criticism leveled at the socialist economies was that a planned economy was inherently less efficient than a market one, due to the sheer scale of Author: Paul Cockshott.
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While some conclude from the revolutions of that socialism is dead, interest in socialism continues because of persisting problems of contemporary capitalism.
In this exciting text, Michael W. Howard offers critiques of liberal, communitarian, postmodern and some Marxist perspectives in order to develop a 'left-liberal' defense of a model of self-managed market socialism that includes a basic income for all.4/5(2).
Self-Management And The Crisis Of Socialism: th (fourth) edition [Michael W. Howard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(2). While some conclude from the revolutions of that socialism is dead, interest in socialism continues because of persisting problems of contemporary capitalism.
In this exciting text, Michael W. Howard offers critiques of liberal, communitarian, postmodern and some Marxist perspectives in order to develop a 'left-liberal' defense of a model of self-managed market socialism Self-management and the crisis of socialism book includes a basic income for : $ The book is especially valuable for its treatment of the Soviet-type socialist model and the reasons for its failure and also its well-researched presentation of various existing experiments in self-management, worker-ownership etc, with both their successes and shortcomings.4/5.
Interest in socialism continues because of persisting problems of contemporary capitalism. This book includes critiques of liberal, communitarian, postmodern, and some Marxist perspectives in order to develop a left-liberal defense of a model of self-managed market socialism that includes a.
IN THE CLUTCHES OF WORLD CAPITALISM The internal tensions and contradictions that resulted in the disintegration of ‘existing socialism’ cannot, however, be fully explained by the immanent characteristics of the system. What ultimately decided its failure was the fact that the fundamental operational mode of the system, which professed itself socialist, did not, and could not, differ from Author: Szalai Erzsebet.
Events in China, Europe, and the Soviet Union have highlighted the crisis of socialism. Serious analysis of these events – as well as the elaboration of a popular socialist vision which takes account of them – are protracted g: Self-management.
The Online Library of Liberty A Project Of Liberty Fund, Inc. Ludwig von Mises, Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis  The Online Library Of Liberty This E-Book (PDF format) is published by Liberty Fund, Inc., a private, non-profit, educational foundation File Size: 1MB.
to build socialism, but that is not all: important policy mistakes were made (just as possible in a socialist society as in capitalism), and further-more the problems of Soviet socialism in part reﬂect serious weaknesses in classical Marxism itself.
(4) The failure of the Soviet system is therefore by no means irrelevant to Marxian g: Self-management. Two months after Jamie Dimon said socialism doesn’t work because governments can’t properly allocate capital, Congress allocated $ trillion via the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Missing: Self-management.
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Download Citation | Self-Management and the Crisis of Socialism; The Rose in the Fist of the Present Michael W. Howard Studies in Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy. Lanham, MD: Rowman Author: Robert Ware.
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Ignore all the answers from fans of extreme right liberals (Ayn Rand, Hayek, von Mises). I would recommend as a beginning book, “Roads to Freedom” by Bertrand Russell. “The Meaning of Marxism” by GDH Cole, if you can find a copy.
Robin Hahnel, “Ec Missing: Self-management. This book recovers the lost history of Spanish socialism during the turbulent years of the Civil War (). Just as the energy of the socialist movement had sustained the pre-war Second Republic as an experiment in reform, so too it underwrote the Republican war effort in the crucial years of the conflict which would determine Spain's long-term g: Self-management.
For many years, Eastman was a supporter of socialism, a leading patron of the Harlem Renaissance and an activist for a number of liberal and radical causes. In later life, however, his views turned sharply, and he became an advocate of free market economics and an Max Forrester Eastman was an American writer on literature, philosophy and 4/5(5).
purpose of socialism is precisely to overcome and advance beyond the predatory phase of human development, economic science in its present state can throw little light on the socialist society of the future. Second, socialism is directed towards a social-ethical end.
File Size: KB. At the beginning of the book, he argued that “a revival of the idea of self-management is critical to the revival of socialism today." But in this section of the book, he claims that self-management itself requires socialism, and in particular, public control over investment: self-management on its own is not going to usher in socialism.
Professor Howard specializes in social and political philosophy and teaches courses on justice, political and economic democracy, the history of philosophy (ancient and modern) and formal logic.
He has published numerous articles in social and political philosophy, a book, Self-Management and the Crisis of Socialism.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
My libraryMissing: Self-management. Grounded by workplace self-management, the Yugoslav system seemingly gave workers the right to exercise democratic control on the shop floor.
The distinct Yugoslav path to socialism found admirers around the world. In Eastern Europe, the combination of market socialism and self-management offered a model for anti-Stalinist reformers.