False Necessity: Anti-Necessitarian Social Theory in the Service of Radical Democracy

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CUP Archive, Aug 28, 1987 - Social Science - 670 pages
 

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Contents

The Nature and Intentions of the Argument page
1
Setting
14
Plan of the Book
31
The Hypothesis of
51
The Analysis of
68
The Heart of the Difficulty
79
Closed Options
87
The Problem Restated
95
The Advantages of Not Fitting
347
THE JUSTIFICATION
355
The Visionary Justification for Empowered Democracy
362
Programs
377
The SocialDemocratic Program of Redistribution
389
THE PRACTICE
395
from the Bottom Up
401
The Transformative Movement in Quest of Power
407

Economic Policy Reform Cycles
115
Patron and Client
135
The Organization
144
The Institutional Conditions for the Predominance
161
The Constraints of Sequence and the Constraints
169
Private Enterprise
176
Manufacturing
183
The Genesis of the PrivateRights Complex
195
The Genesis of the GovernmentalOrganization
207
Themes of the Institutional Genealogy
221
The Minimalist and the Maximalist Interpretations
228
A THEORY OF CONTEXT MAKING
246
Stability and Destabilization in the Working
254
Style
256
Negative Capability
277
Unintentional Development of Negative
294
The Sequential Effects of Formative Contexts
312
Trashing the Script
319
Functional and Counterfactual Explanation
332
Identifying and Exploiting
424
The Transformative Movement in Power
432
THE INSTITUTIONS
441
The Multiplication
449
The Decisional
457
The Forms of Decentralization
474
The Current Market
480
The Rotating
491
The Danger
502
The System of Rights
508
Opportunities Alliances and Transitions
539
Alliances
546
The CulturalRevolutionary Counterpart to
556
THE SPIRIT
570
Empowerment
581
The Meaning of Imperfection
589
Bibliographical Notes
596
ProperName Index
632
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