Community and the economy : the theory of public co-operation (eBook, 1990) [WorldCat.org]
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Community and the economy : the theory of public co-operation

Author: Jonathan Boswell
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting a new political and historical theory of the mixed economy, this book is a convincing argument for a challenging social ideal - democratic communitarianism. Individualistic notions of liberty, equality and prosperity are too central to modern life and they need to be balanced by values of `community' and co-operation. Arguing that such a transformation is possible and practical, the author argues that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Boswell, Jonathan.
Community and the economy
(DLC) 90031658
(OCoLC)21150969
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Boswell
ISBN: 9781136159015 1136159010
OCLC Number: 861199961
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 226 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 The recovery of community; Chapter 2 The roots of democratic communitarianism; Chapter 3 Fraternity, associativeness and participation; Chapter 4 Public co-operation in the economy; Chapter 5 Structures, emergencies and beliefs; Chapter 6 Threshold continuity and conformable size; Chapter 7 Organizational transparency and social monitoring; Chapter 8 Social proximity and forums; Chapter 9 Ideological barriers and supports; Chapter 10 Western Europe, the USA and the UK; Chapter 11 Implications and prospects; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Jonathan Boswell ; with a foreword by Bernard Crick.
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Presents a new political and historical theory of the mixed economy, and is a convincing argument for a challenging social ideal - democratic communitarianism.  Read more...

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