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|ISBN:||9781603584913 1603584919 9781603585040 1603585044|
|Notes:||"Democratizing wealth and building a community-sustaining economy from the ground up"--Jacket.
Paperback (copy 2) = 23 cm.
|Description:||xiv, 205 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Part 1: The system problem. How to detect a system problem without really trying ; But hasn't what we normally call politics done what needs to be done in the past? ; Flies number two and three in the traditional theory of politics ; The fading power of traditional politics. --
Part 2: Systems old and new: evolutionary reconstruction. A note about systems and history and prehistory and also about just plain useful change ; An initial way to think about system change ; Quiet democratization everywhere ; Worker ownership redux ; Cultural and ideological hegemony, Utopia--and us. --
Part 3: "Checkerboard": Emergent municipal and state possibilities. How the conservatives buried Adam Smith and what it might mean for us ; Everyday socialism, all the time, American-style ; Checkerboard strategies, and beyond. --
Part 4: How spots: Banking, health care, and crisis transformations. Banking ; Health care ; Beyond countervailing power ; Bigger possibilities and precedents for something, one day, possibly even more interesting. --
Part 5: Narrow-minded efficiency, public enterprise, and all that. Public enterprise Redux I And just a bit more on the use and misuse of "efficiency talk" ; Public enterprise Redux II Airline foolishness and endless growth. --
Part 6: The emerging historical era. The emerging historical context And why it's critical to your theory of change and your strategy ; Two dogs that are unlikely to bark again ; Stagnation and punctuated stagnation ; The logic of our time in history And what that means for the next American system. --
Part 7: Conclusion. The prehistory of the next American revolution Toward a community-sustaining system.