The Dictionary of Alternatives
Utopianism and Organization
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Dictionary of Alternatives by Martin Parker
Book Description'There is no alternative to free market liberalism and managerialism', is the orthodoxy of the twenty-first century. All too often, ordinary people across the world are being told that the problem of organization is already solved, or that it is being solved somewhere else, or that it need not concern them because they have no choices. This dictionary provides those who disagree with the evidence. Using hundreds of entries and cross-references, it proves that there are many alternatives to the way that we currently organize ourselves. These alternatives could be expressed as fictional utopias, they could be excavated from the past, or they could be described in terms of the contemporary politics of anti-corporate protest, environmentalism, feminism and localism. Part reference work, part source book, and part polemic, this dictionary provides a rich understanding of the ways in which fiction, history and today's politics provide different ways of thinking about how we can and should organize for the coming century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781842773338
(234mm x 153mm x 153mm)
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Martin Parker
Martin Parker is Professor of Organisation and Culture in the Management Centre at the University of Leicester. Valerie Fournier is Senior Lecturer in Organisation Studies in the Management Centre at the University of Leicester. Patrick Reedy lectures in organizational behaviour and human resource management at the Business School of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
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