After Capitalism

ISBN-10: 0742564983

ISBN-13: 9780742564985

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: David Schweickart

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Book details

List price: $40.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/5/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

List of Figures
Preface to the Revised Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Counterproject, Successor-System, Revolution
The Counterproject
Successor-System Theory
Historical Materialism
A Note on Gender
An Outline of the Argument
Justifying Capitalism
What Is "Capitalism"? What Is a "Capitalist"?
Neoclassical Shenanigans: Marginal Product as Contribution
Capitalism's White Knight: The Entrepreneur
Risk and Reward: Playing Reverse-Lotto
The Utility (and Disutility) of Deferred Consumption
Economic Democracy: What It Is
Economic Democracy: The Basic Model
Worker Self-Management
The Market
Social Control of Investment
The Viability of Economic Democracy
The Mondragon Experiment
A Note on the Public Sector
Economic Democracy: The Expanded Model
The Government as Employer-of-Last-Resort
Socialist Savings and Loan Associations
Capitalists under Socialism
Fair Trade, Not Free Trade
Capitalism or socialism? Inequality, Unemployment, Overwork, Poverty
Workplace Democracy: Some Behavioral Consequences of Structural Change
A Note on Inflation
Poverty in Rich Countries
Poverty in Poor Countries
A Note on Racism
A Note on Immigration
Capitalism or Socialism? Economic Instability, Environmental Degradation, Democracy
Economic Instability
A Note on the Current Crisis
Environmental Degradation
Food Scarcity
Pollution/Climate Change
Democracy (Lack Thereof)
A Note on Anticommunism
A Note on Liberty
A Note on Political Parties
Getting from Here to There
Economic Democracy as an Orienting Device
How the World Looked Then (2001)
How the World Looks Now (2011)
Note on China
An Economic Democracy Reform Agenda
Democratizing Labor
Democratizing Capital
Toward Full Employment
Toward Fair Trade
Democratizing Democracy
From Reform to Revolution
Radical Quick
Radical Slower (with Concern for Stockholders)
Slower Still (without a Financial Meltdown)
A New Communism?
A New World
Compelling Visions
What Should I Do?
About the Author
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