Workers" Councils and the economics of a self-managed society.

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Solidarity , London
Works councils., Socia
SeriesSolidarity pamphlet, 40
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LC ClassificationsHD5650 .W65
The Physical Object
Pagination[3], 58 p.
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Open LibraryOL5449598M
ISBN 100900688157
LC Control Number73151576
OCLC/WorldCa622731

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Workers' Councils, based on the place of work, are the form workers' self-management will probably take and the institution most likely to foster its growth. Workers' management means the power of the local Workers' Councils and ultimately, at the level of society as a whole, the power of the Central Assembly of Workers Council Delegates.

Workers' councils and the economics of self-managed society - Cornelius Castoriadis Cornelius Castoriadis/Paul Cardan's proposals for the workings of a society based on the principle of self-management by workers' councils, originally published in English by Solidarity in COVID Resources.

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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. * Article: Castoriadis, C.

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() ‘Workers’ Councils and the Economics of a Self-Managed Society’. The following is excerpted from Nick Dyer-Whiteford seminal essay on Red Plenty Platforms: “Historically, the anti-statist tendency in Marxism has been largely carried in a very different ‘worker council’ tradition, that, against the powers of party and state has insisted on.

But the movement took off, and by January there were councils in about enterprises, representing more thanemployees, or about one-sixth of the country’s workers. This occurred despite a new mood of discouragement from the government from October Workers’ Councils and the Economics of a Self-Managed Society by Cornelius Castoriadis Z a b a l a z B o o k s “ K n o w l e d g e is the K e y t o b F r e e.

“ M M Post: Postnet Su Private Bag X1, Fordsburg, South Africa, E-Mail: [email protected] Website: (The only other text I found equally useful in this regard was Castoriadis’s Workers’ Councils and the Economics of a Self-Managed Society.) Even where Vaneigem’s proposed solutions are too vague or simplistic, he at least reminds us of important problems that we will have to deal with if we are ever fortunate enough to find ourselves in.

Preface to Pierre Chaulieu, Workers' councils and the economics of a self-managed society Wilhelm Reich 1 -- Wilhelm Reich 2 -- sexual revolution -- Many of them were texts by Cornelius Castoriadis from Socialisme ou Barbarie, published under Castoriadis's pen-name, Paul Cardan, among them Modern Capitalism and Revolution, From Bolshevism to the Bureaucracy, Redefining Revolution, The Meaning of Socialism and Workers' Councils and the Economics of a Self-Managed gy: Libertarian socialism.

Patchen Markell. Patchen Markell is a Workers' Councils and the economics of a self-managed society by Pierre Chaulieu. Ulysses by James Joyce. (Arlington, MA), Avenue Victor Hugo (Boston, now online-only), Berkeley Book Consortium (Berkeley), the original Black Oak Books (Berkeley), the rebooted Black Oak Books (Berkeley), The Bookcase.

Workers Councils and the Economics of a Self-Managed Society by Cornelius Castoriadis avg rating — 7 ratings — published — 2 editions. Anarchist Economics: An Alternative for a World in Crisis by Abraham Guillen; Principles of Libertarian Economy by Abraham Guillen (Translated by Jeff Stein) What is Anarchist Communism.

by Toby; What is Anarchist Communism. by Wayne Price; Workers’ Councils and the Economics of a Self-Managed Society by Cornelius Castoriadis; What is Communism. The Origins of the Movement for Workers' Councils in Germany 1. The Revolution Breaks Out. In Novemberthe German front collapsed.

The whole war machine broke up. At Kiel, the officers of the fleet decided upon a last stand 'to save their honour.' They. Workers Councils and the Economics of a Self-Managed Society. Modern Capitalism and Revolution. Paul Cardan History and Revolution.

A revolutionary critique of historical materialism, by Paul Cardan The Meaning of Socialism. Paul Cardan The Irrational in Politics. Authoritarian conditioning and sexual repression. A self-managed workplace, like a self-managed society in general, does not mean that specialised knowledge (where it is meaningful) will be neglected or not taken into account.

Quite the opposite. Specialists (i.e. workers who are interested in a given area of work and gain an extensive understanding of it) are part of the assembly of the. A self-managed workplace, like a self-managed society in general, does not mean that specialised knowledge (where it is meaningful) will be neglected or not taken into account.

Quite the opposite. Specialists (i.e. workers who are interested in a given area of work and gain an extensive understanding of it) are part of the assembly of the.

Non-Leninist Marxism: Writings on the Workers Councils - Kindle edition by Herman Gorter, Anton Pannekoek, Sylvia Pankhurst, Otto Ruhl.

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Socialism is a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership of the means of production and workers’ self-management, [10] as well as the political theories and movements associated with them.

[11] Social ownership can be public, collective or cooperative ownership, or citizen ownership of equity. [12] There are many varieties of socialism and there is no single.

Shipway, Mark, Anti-Parliamentary Communism: The Movement for Workers’ Councils in Britain, St. Martin’s Press,pages. Castoriadis, Cornelius, Workers Councils and the Economics of a Self-Managed Society (). Philadelphia: Wooden Shoe,52 pages.

The Wobblies. These texts include Syndicalism by Tom Brown, The Program of Anarcho-Syndicalism by G.P. Maximoff, Guild Socialism Restated by G.D.H. Cole, After the Revolution by Abad de Santillan, Anarchist Economics and Principles of Libertarian Economy by Abraham Guillen, Workers Councils and the Economics of a Self-Managed Society by Cornelius Castoriadis.

(Both of these pamphlets are excerpted from the book LIFE AND Anton: WORKERS' COUNCILS (p) Reich, Wilhelm: (76p) WHAT IS CLASS CONSCIOUSNESS. (Socialist Reproductions) WORKERS COUNCILS AND THE ECONOMICS OF THE SELF-MANAGED SOCIETY (London Solidarity) 9.

Socialism is a political, social and economic philosophy encompassing a range of economic and social systems characterised by social ownership of the means of production and workers' self-management of enterprises. It includes the political theories and movements associated with such systems.

Social ownership can be public, collective, cooperative or of equity. WORKERS’ COUNCILS AND THE ECONOMICS OF SELF-MANAGED SOCIETY Philadelphia Solidarity Philadelphia Solidarity,60 pp., $ THE MYTH OF BLACK CAPITALISM Earl Ofari “Black capitalism” has always been more of a myth than an actuality, as the author demonstrates in this careful historical review.

Modern Reader,pp. $ From cooperatives and communes to local currencies and workers' councils, this book offers positive, revolutionary alternatives to capitalism and the nation-state. If normally you don't read books on economics because they're usually dry and boring, I can assure you that this book is very easy to understand, fun to read, and not at all tedious.5/5(6).

To achieve this version of economic democracy, the main actors in a participatory economy are the workers and consumers in their self-managed worker councils and consumer councils. Workers' Councils Anton Pannekoek. Workers' Councils & the Economics of Self-Managed Society Cornelius Castoriadis.

Workers' Self-Management in the Caribbean: The Writings of Joseph Edwards Joseph Edwards (Author) and Matthew Quest (Editor) Find a book: Order Gift Cards Online. Castoriadis, Cornelius, Workers’ Councils and the Economics of a Self-Managed Society, Wooden Shoe Pamphlet, Philadelphia, Political and Social Writings, vol.

2, translated and edited by David Ames Curtis, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, Socialist economics refers to the economic theories, practices, and norms of hypothetical and existing socialist economic systems.

A socialist economic system is characterised by social ownership and democratic control of the means of production, which may mean autonomous cooperatives or direct public ownership; wherein production is carried out directly for use.

Self-Management in Agriculture, Industry and Public Services during the Spanish Revolution Excerpt from the book "Anarchist Economics". Spanish anarcho-syndicalism from its inception had adopted an initial programme not only of wage demands, the right to work, improvements in conditions, but also the realisation of Libertarian Communism.

Participatory economics consists of people being organized in direct democratic workers councils and community councils practicing self management and federations of these throughout society. Instead of markets there is a back and forth negotiation of inputs and outputs between these direct democratic self managed workers councils and community.Renewal should centre on a bottom-up movement based on the direct action of workers as a precondition for radical redistribution of power and wealth to workers, community assemblies and councils in a self-managed, egalitarian order based on participatory planning and distribution by need.An economic model called participatory economics might help us implement "true economic democracy and justice".

Its pillars: democratic decentralised planning procedures (not markets), balanced jobs (replacing monotonous work) and income based on effort and sacrifice (instead of bargaining power).