Democracy at work : a cure for capitalism / Richard Wolff

Author(s): Wolff, Richard D
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Subjects: Capitalism
Democracy--Economic aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books, 2012
LC Classification: H, HB
Physical Description: 201 p. : port. ; 19 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2012042194
ISBN: 9781608462476 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1608462471 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction -- Capitalism in deep trouble. Capitalism and crises ; Crisis and government response ; Crises, forms of capitalism, and beyond -- What is to be don? 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
OCLC Number: 783154084
ISBN/ISSN: 9781608462476
1608462471