Associative Democracy : New Forms of Economic and Social Governance
By: Hirst, Paul.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2013Description: 1 online resource (323 p.).ISBN: 9780745667218.Subject(s): Associations, institutions, etc | Bureaucracy | Democracy | Socialism | VoluntarismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Associative Democracy : New Forms of Economic and Social GovernanceDDC classification: 321.8 LOC classification: JC423Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 A Changed Conjuncture; 2 Associative Principles and Democratic Reform; 3 Associationalist Ethics and the Logics of Collective Action; 4 Associative Democracy and Economic Governance; 5 Current Realities and Associative Economic Reform; 6 Thick Welfare, Thin Collectivism; 7 An Associational and Confederal Welfare State; Suggestions for Further Reading; References; Index
In this book Paul Hirst makes a major contribution to democratic thinking, advocating ""associative democracy""; the belief that human welfare and liberty are best served when as many of the affairs of society as possible are managed by voluntary and democratically self-governing associations.
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