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Why Market Socialism?: Voices from Dissent : Voices from Dissent - Frank Roosevelt

Why Market Socialism?: Voices from Dissent

Voices from Dissent

Hardcover Published: 31st August 1994
ISBN: 9781563244650
Number Of Pages: 412
For Ages: 18 years old

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A collection of essays on market socialism, originally published in "Dissent" between 1985 and 1993. Among other topics, they take issue with the traditional view that socialism means rejecting the use of markets to organise economic activities, and question the reliance upon markets.

Why Market Socialism? From the Critique of Political Economy to Positive Political Economyp. 3
Thinking About Socialism: Achievements, Failures, and Possibilitiesp. 51
Markets and Plans: Is the Market Necessarily Capitalist?p. 83
Justice and the Marketp. 109
Marx and Market Socialismp. 123
Oskar Lange's Market Socialism: The Story of an Intellectual-Political Careerp. 137
The Turning Point: A Review of Brus and Laski, From Marx to the Marketp. 155
Socialism and Planning: Beyond the Soviet Economic Crisisp. 165
From Sweden to Socialism? An Exchangep. 175
Feasible Socialism? Some Social-Political Assumptionsp. 183
A Case for Market Socialism: What Does It Mean? Why Should We Favor It?p. 225
A Vision of Market Socialism: How It Might Work - And Its Problemsp. 247
Comment: Questions about Market Socialismp. 263
Market Socialism, a Blueprint: How Such an Economy Might Workp. 269
Challenges to Market Socialism: A Response to Criticsp. 297
One or Two Cheers for "The Invisible Hand"p. 325
Social Reality and "Free Markets": A Letter to Friends in Eastern Europep. 339
Virtues and Vices of the Market: Balanced Correctives to a Current Crazep. 349
"Market Socialism" and "Free Economy": A Discussion of Alternativesp. 363
Remaking Our Economy: New Strategies for Structural Reformp. 371
Indexp. 383
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ISBN: 9781563244650
ISBN-10: 1563244659
Audience: General
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 412
Published: 31st August 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.79

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