Self-Management As Simultaneous Goal and Means of Overcoming Systemic Accumulation of Capital Crisis

Thursday, 14 July 2016: 09:00-10:30
Location: Seminarraum 5C G (Neues Institutsgebäude (NIG))
RC10 Participation, Organizational Democracy and Self-Management (host committee)

Language: Spanish, French and English

The main aim of this session is to initiate longitudinal, multidisciplinary and multi-perspective comparative research of self-management theory and practice, focusing what is common and what is specifically different between concepts and practices of self management, participation and organizational democracy, all three contained in the official name of RC10. This session calls for face to face and virtual dialogue (at http://isarc10internetforum.wikispaces.com/ISA+2016 and discussion part of http://isarc10internetforum.wikispaces.com/Self-Management+As+Simultaneous+Goal+and+Means) on theoretical and empirical, quantitative and qualitative social relations’ transformation oriented research of historical, socially structured and individual sources of undesirable present state of social inequality, oppression, re-colonization war and ecological disaster, on the one hand, and diverse visions of attainment of desirable alternative futures of equality, freedom, solidarity and ecological sustainability on the other, focusing participation in substantially democratic and self-managing overcoming of class division of alienated labor on managing and executing work functions as simultaneous goal and means of desirable future attainment.
Session Organizer:
Vera VRATUSA, Belgrade University, Serbia
Azril BACAL ROIJ, Uppsala University, Department of Sociology, Sweden, Sweden
Is the Self-Management Possible? a Study on the Recovered Factories in Brazil
Aline PIRES, Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos, Brazil
Quel Futur Pour L'industrie Kibboutzique?
Yuval ACHOUCH, Western Galilee College, Israel