Australian Left Review

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Book Review: Self-Management - New Dimensions in Democracy


J. S. Baker


Is self-management, as an all-embracing sociopolitical system within the relations of socialism, the pathway to new levels, new qualities and dimensions of democracy; to more human life-styles and to the resolution of the main contradictions leading to the alienation of man, or, at least, a reverse process of disalienation and satisfaction within the workprocesses of modern society? Does the quartercentury of experience with self-management socialism in Yugoslavia provide us with most of our answers to these questions?