We Decide!: Theories and Cases in Participatory Democracy

We Decide!: Theories and Cases in Participatory Democracy

by Michael Menser


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439914182
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 01/31/2018
Series: Global Ethics and Politics Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 759,189
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Michael Menser is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Urban Sustainability Studies at Brooklyn College in New York and co-founder of the Participatory Budgeting Project. He is the co-editor of Technoscience and Cyberculture.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction: We are Everywhere 1

1 Participation and Democracy in History, Theory, and Practice 11

2 Participatory Budgeting, Democratic Theory, and the Disarticulation of the State 66

3 From Corporate Social Responsibility to Economic Democracy: Stakeholder Theory, Civil Society, and Worker Ownership 106

4 Democracy in the Workplace: Freedom, Equality, and the Sovereignty of Labor 145

5 From the Culture of Consumption to Democratic Social Reproduction 201

6 We Administer! From the Public-Private to the Social-Public 226

Conclusion: Opportunities for Research and Scenarios for Action 257

Notes 265

References 291

Index 311

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