Market socialism

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Clarendon Press, 1989 - Political Science - 221 pages
What is "market socialism"? Can markets be used to achieve socialist ends? A distinguished group of academics here explore the political, social, economic, and philosophical implications of market socialism, and show how markets, sensibly used, can promote socialism more effectively than traditional socialist economic mechanisms. Focusing on the original issues of the British socialist debate, they cast a fresh light on these issues and begin the crucial task of rethinking the basis of socialism.

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Why Markets?
Socialism Markets and End States
An Equitarian Market Socialism

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About the author (1989)

John Hills is Director and Professor of Social Policy at the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE), London School of Economics.
Julian Le Grand is the Richard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He is Chair of LSE Health and Social Care and a co-director of the Economic and Social Research Council's Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE). David Piachaud is Professor of Social
Policy at the London School of Economics.

KLAUS MEYER is Professor at the Center for East European Studies, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. SAUL ESTRIN is Professor of Business and Society at London Business School.

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