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Ours to master and to own : workers' control from the commune to the present

Author: Immanuel Ness; Dario Azzellini
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Haymarket Books, ©2011.
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Capitalism would have us believe we need our bosses. This volume reveals the history of workers who dare to disagree


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Immanuel Ness; Dario Azzellini
ISBN: 9781608461196 160846119X
OCLC Number: 777930319
Description: x, 443 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Contents: PRELIMINARY TABLE OF CONTENTS:Introduction Dario Azzellini & Immanuel NessPart I: Workers Councils: Historical Overview and Theoretical DebateWorkers Control and Revolution, Victor WallisWorkers Councils in Europe-a Century of Experience, Donny GlucksteinThe Red Mole: Workers' Councils as a Means of Revolutionary Transformation, Sheila CohenWorkers Councils and Control: Contemporary Praxis in Latin America, Alberto BonnetPart II: Workers Councils and Self-administration in Revolution: Early 20th CenturyGermany: From Unionism to Workers' Councils: Revolutionary Shop Stewards 1914-1918, Ralf HoffroggeBolshevik Revolution: Factory Councils and Workers' Control, Mark-David Mandel Italy: Il Biennio Rosso Factory Councils, 1919-1920, Pietro DipaolaWorkers Control and Councils in the Spanish Revolution 1936-1939, Andrew DurganPart III: Workers Control under State Socialism Yugoslavia Workers Councils-Successes and Failures, Goran Markovic Hungary: Workers Councils of 1956, Tamas KrauszPoland, Workers Councils 1950s/1980s, Zbigniew MarcinPart IV: Anticolonial struggle, Democratic Revolution and Workers ControlWorkers Control of Railways in Colonial Indonesia, 1945-1946, Jafar SuryomenggoloAlgeria's autogestion: From Self-management to State Bureaucracy, Sam SouthgateArgentina, The Limits of Worker Control within the State: Mendoza- 1973, Gabriela ScodellerPortugal: Workers Councils 1974-75, Peter RobinsonIndia: Post-Independence Worker Control and Self-Management, Arup Kumar SenPart V: Workers Control against Capitalist Restructuring in the 20th Century US: Factory Occupations: Looking Retrospectively to the Future, Immanuel NessItalian `Hot Autumn:' Factory Councils and Autonomous Workers Assemblies, 1970s, Patrick CuninghameCanada: Women and the British Columbia Workers Occupations, 1980s, Elaine BernardBritain/Wales `Tower Colliery and Workers Control in Action: A Case Study',Russell Smith; Len Arthur; Molly Scott Cato and Tom KeenoyPart VI: Workers Control: Contemporary EraArgentinean Expropriated Factories: Trajectories of Worker Control under the Economic Crisis, Marina KabatVenezuela: Reorganizing Work and Production, Dario Azzellini Brazilian Contemporary Recovered Factories, Mauricio Sarda de Faria & Henrique T. Novaes
Responsibility: Immanuel Ness and Dario Azzellini, editors.


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