Market, State, and Community: Theoretical Foundations of Market Socialism

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Clarendon Press, 1990 - 359 páginas
Can we conceive of a market economy that fulfills the ideals of socialism? Here, Miller provides a comprehensive examination, from the standpoint of political theory, of an economy in which market mechanisms retain a central role, but in which capitalist patterns of ownership have been superseded. He shows that liberal ideas of freedom, justice, and efficiency cannot be used to vindicate laissez-faire capitalism, and rebuts left-wing criticisms of a socialist market economy. Justifying his ideas as a workable option, he then presents a new model of the socialist state, whose central idea is that of democratic citizenship.

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This book is total hodgepodge. The author pretends to lay out a new vision of socialism which he calls "market socialism". The idea is that all productive enterprises should be cooperatives that are ... Leer reseña completa

Índice

Introduction I
10
Freedom
23
Procedural Justice
47
Market Neutrality
72
Altruism and Welfare
98
Consumer Sovereignty
127
Distributive Justice
151
Exploitation
175
Community and Citizenship
227
Politics as Dialogue
252
Toleration
276
The Socialist State
294
Conclusion
321
Bibliography
338
Index
355
Página de créditos

Alienation and Communism
200

Términos y frases comunes

Sobre el autor (1990)

David Miller is at Nuffield College, Oxford.

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