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The dictionary of alternatives : utopianism and organisation

Author: Martin Parker; Valérie Fournier; Patrick Reedy
Publisher: London, England : Zed Books, ©2007.
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"Part reference work, part source book, and part polemic, this dictionary provides a rich understanding of the ways in which fiction, history and today's politics provide different ways of thinking about how we can and should organize for the coming century"--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic reference sources
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Parker, Martin, 1962-
Dictionary of alternatives
London, England : Zed Books, c2007
(DLC) 2007010227
(OCoLC)86038264
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Parker; Valérie Fournier; Patrick Reedy
ISBN: 9781849727341 1849727341 9781848130616 1848130619
OCLC Number: 692604083
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 338 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: About the Authors --
Introduction --
List of Contributors --
Further Reading --
Abbey of Theleme --
Agora --
Alternative Geopolitics --
Amazons --
America --
Amish --
Anabaptists --
Anarchism --
Anti-Capitalism --
Appropriate Technology --
Arcadia --
Arts and Crafts --
Atlantis --
Attac --
Auroville --
Auto-Didacticism --
Autonomia --
Bakunin, Mikhail --
Ball, John --
Bartering --
Battle of Seattle --
Blac(k) Bloc --
Blake, William --
Bookchin, Murray --
Bournville --
Bray, John Francis --
Brethren of the Free Spirit --
Brook Farm --
Bureaucracy --
Captain Swing --
Carnival --
Cathars --
Centri Sociali --
Chipko Movement --
Christiania --
Christianopolis --
City of the Sun --
City State --
Cockaigne (or Cockaygne) --
Collectivism --
Commons --
Commonwealth --
Commune --
Communism --
Communitarianism --
Community --
Community Credit --
Community Gardens --
Community-Supported Agriculture --
Cooperative City --
Cooperatives --
Credit Unions --
Crystal Waters --
Cuba --
Cult --
Decroissance / Degrowth --
Deep Ecology --
Democracy --
Diggers --
Direct Action --
Disobbedienti --
Dispossessed, The --
Dissenters --
Dissenting Academies --
Dystopia --
Ecofeminism --
Ecotopia --
Ecovillages --
Eden --
El Dorado --
Employee Ownership --
Empowerment --
Environmentalism --
Erewhon --
Esop --
Fair Trade --
Farmers' Markets --
Fascism --
Federalism --
Feminism --
Feminist Utopias --
Findhorn --
Focolare --
Fourier, Charles --
Free Schools --
Free State Project --
Freeland --
Freire, Paulo --
Friendly Societies --
Gandhi, Mohandas K. --
Garden Cities --
Godwin, William --
Golden Age --
Goldman, Emma --
Grameen Bank --
Grassroots --
Guerrilla --
Guilds --
Gulliver's Travels --
Hayden, Dolores --
Herland --
Illich, Ivan --
Industrial Democracy --
Indymedia (Independent Media Centre) --
Intentional Community --
Internationals --
Islamic Finance --
Island --
Isle of Pines --
John Lewis Partnership --
Kalmar --
Kibbutz --
Kingdom of Heaven On Earth --
Kropotkin, Peter --
Le Corbusier --
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich --
Lets (Local Exchange and Trading Schemes) --
Levellers --
Liberalism --
Libertarianism --
Llano Del Rio --
Localization --
Looking Backward --
Luddites --
Luxemburg, Rosa --
Management --
Mao Tse-Tung --
Markets --
Marx, Karl --
Massachusetts Bay Colony --
Mechanics' Institutes and Mutual Improvement Societies --
Millenarianism --
Minarchism or Minimal Statism --
Monasticism --
Mondragòn --
MST (Movimento Dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra) --
Multitude --
Mutualism --
Network --
New Atlantis --
New Discovery of Terra Incognita Australis --
New Jerusalem --
New Lanark --
New Model Army --
News from Nowhere --
Non-Conformism --
Non-Violent Resistance --
Nozick, Robert --
Oceana --
Oneida --
Open Source Software --
Owen, Robert --
Paradise --
Paris Commune --
Peasants' Revolt --
Permaculture --
Pirate Utopia --
Plutarch --
Polis --
Port Sunlight --
Porto Alegre --
Protectionism --
Proudhon, Pierre-Joseph --
Quakers --
Quality of Working Life (QWL) --
Rand, Ayn --
Ranters --
Rawls, John --
Republic, The --
Revolution --
Robinson Crusoe --
Rochdale Pioneers --
Romanticism --
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques --
Ruskin, John --
Sade, Marquis De --
Saint-Simon, Claude-Henri de Rouvroy, Comte de --
Saltaire --
Schumacher, E. F. --
Science Fiction --
Scott Bader Commonwealth --
Secret Societies --
Self-Sufficiency --
Shakers --
Shangri-La --
Situationist --
Slow Food --
Small States --
Smallness --
Smith, Adam --
Social Capital --
Social Ecology --
Social Economy --
Socialism --
Soviet Union --
Soviets --
Spanish Anarchist Militias --
Squatting --
Stirner, Max --
Subsistence Work --
Suma --
Summerhill --
Supplement to Bougainville's Voyage --
Sustainability --
Syndicalism --
Terrorism --
Therapeutic Communities --
Time Banks --
Tolstoy (or Tolstoi), Leo --
Tower Colliery --
Trade Unions --
Travellers --
Tute Bianche --
Twin Oaks --
Utopia --
Via Campesina --
Villages --
Voyage to Icaria --
Walden --
Walden Two --
Wells, Herbert George --
Wikipedia --
Woman On the Edge of Time --
Worker Self-Management --
World Social Forum --
Zakât (or Zakaat, or Zakah) --
Zapatistas.
Responsibility: Martin Parker, Valerie Fournier and Patrick Reedy.

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