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Market Socialism
The Debate Among Socialist

ISBN 9780415919678
Published December 19, 1997 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Bertell Ollman; Part One for; Chapter 1 Market Socialism: A Defense, David Schweickart; Chapter 2 Marx as Market Socialist, James Lawler; Part Two against; Chapter 3 The Problem is Market Socialism, Hillel Ticktin; Chapter 4 Market Mystification in Capitalist and Market Socialist Societies, Bertell Ollman; Part Three criticism; Chapter 5 Criticism of Ticktin, David Schweickart; Chapter 6 Criticism of Schweickart, Hillel Ticktin; Chapter 7 Criticism of Ollman, James Lawler; Chapter 8 Criticism of Lawler, Bertell Ollman; Part Four response; Chapter 9 Response to Schweickart, Hillel Ticktin; Chapter 10 Response to Ticktin, David Schweickart; Chapter 11 Response to Lawler, Bertell Ollman; Chapter 12 Response to Ollman, James Lawler;

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Bertell Ollman is Professor of Politics at New York University. He is author of Dialectical Investigations (Routledge), Social and Sexual Revolution and Alienation: Marx's Conception of Man in Capitalist Society.


"... makes for entertaining reading ... Whatever your feelings on socialism are ... you will find yourself engrossed in a political discourse that challenges established beliefs and creates a whole series of new ideas on the future of the political left." -- Michael Taube, The Vancouver Sun
"The book... is an excellent vehicle for stimulating discussion of such matters. New Political Science, Victos Wallis, Berklee College of Music."
"Bringing together these debaters provides a very useful snapshot of the nature of the debates that have occurred over the concept of market socialism for many years." -- Michael A. Lebowitz, Critical Sociology
"Its contribution comes in shedding light on some aspects of the sociolist strategic perspectives... this book could be gainfully used as a supplementary text for seminars in comparative systems or as an engaging reading for anyone interested in the broader issues of socialism." -- Review of Radical Political Economics, Kamran Nayeri