Participation and Democratic Theory

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Cambridge University Press, 1970 - Philosophy - 122 pages
Shows that current elitist theories are based on an inadequate understanding of the early writings of democratic theory and that much sociological evidence has been ignored.
 

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An argument for democratization in economic enterprises. The book is basically first a literature review of selected democratic theorists who have broached the topic of workplace democracy and then an ... Read full review

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Workplace democracy!! Must read!

Contents

Recent theories of democracy and the classical myth
1
Rousseau John Stuart Mill and G D H Cole a participatory theory of democracy
22
The sense of political efficacy and participation in the workplace
45
Participation and democracy in industry
67
Workers selfmanagement in Yugoslavia
85
Conclusions
103
Bibliography
112
Index
119
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