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‘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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A historically informed and logical economic blueprint with the practicality of a hand-tool, and a vision guided by the desire to find nobility in work.He is advocating a top to bottom economic revolution.Capitalism not working for you? Michael Albert may be tilting at windmills, but readers are flocking to his book on a system to spread the wealth and work.an important contribution to the imaginative tools for everyone who wants to dismantle capitalism.

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An answer to the constant economic query put to economic and globalization activists.

About the Author

Michael Alberthelped found and establish South End Press and Z Magazine, among other institutions. A long-time activist, he now maintains Z&

Product Details

ISBN:
9781844675050
Author:
Albert, Michael
Publisher:
Verso
Subject:
Economics - Theory
Subject:
Public Policy - Economic Policy
Subject:
Political Ideologies - Conservatism & Liberalism
Subject:
Economics - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
May 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8 x 6 x 0.8 in 1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , A historically informed and logical economic blueprint with the practicality of a hand-tool, and a vision guided by the desire to find nobility in work.He is advocating a top to bottom economic revolution.Capitalism not working for you? Michael Albert may be tilting at windmills, but readers are flocking to his book on a system to spread the wealth and work.an important contribution to the imaginative tools for everyone who wants to dismantle capitalism.
"Synopsis" by , An answer to the constant economic query put to economic and globalization activists.
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