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Ekonomia spo?eczna, przedsi?biorstwospo?eczne i teoria d emokracji stowarzyszeniowej

Smith, Graham and Teasdale, Simon (2011) Ekonomia spo?eczna, przedsi?biorstwospo?eczne i teoria d emokracji stowarzyszeniowej Ekonomia Spoteczna, 2, (3), pp. 121-137.

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Social economy organisations have generally been ignored by democratic theorists. Similarly writers on the social
economy have failed to engage with normative theories of democracy. This paper argues that Paul Hirst’s theory of associative democracy can be considered a democratic theory of and for the social economy: self-governing associations become the primary form of social organisation. The paper considers the regulatory framework that would be needed to promote associative democratic reform, in particular the problems of regulating internal democratic practice. Drawing on the case of England, we explore the extent to which actually-existing legal and fiscal frameworks could be utilised to enable such a transition.

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Published date: 2011
Keywords: associative democracy, social economy, social enterprise, paul hirst
Organisations: Politics & International Relations


Local EPrints ID: 206401
ISSN: 2081-321X
PURE UUID: f47ba5b6-27c4-4fc8-86e4-270a17fc7aa3

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Date deposited: 20 Dec 2011 14:05
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:02

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Author: Graham Smith
Author: Simon Teasdale

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