Envisioning Real Utopias

 

 

 

The published version can be ordered directly from Verso

 

Table of Contents

[Analytical table of contents]

Contents and Preface

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Conclusion

Bibliography and Index

 


Paper summarizing the overall themes of the book: "Taking the 'Social' in Socialism Seriously"

published version, "Compass Points: towards a socialist alternative", New Left Review 41 September-October, 2006, pp. 93-124

Spanish translation of New Left Review essay,  "LOS PUNTOS DE LA BRÚJULA: hacia una alternativa socialista" 

"Guidelines for Envisioning Real Utopias" Soundings

Discussions of Envisioning Real Utopias, Berkeley, October 2007; Ankara, Turkey, November 2007

"Imaginando Utopías Reales", lecture at the University of Buenos Aires, 2007


Miscellaneous Readings on themes in Envisioning Real Utopias

G.A. Cohen, "Back to Socialist Basics"

Philippe van Parijs and Robert Van der Veen, "A Capitalist Road to Communism"

Erik Olin Wright, "Why Something like Socialism is needed for the transition to something like communism"

Erik Olin Wright, "Basic Income as a Socialist Project" (Basic Income Studies, issue #1, 2006)

Joshua Cohen and Joel Rogers, Associations and Democracy. Chapter 1 "Secondary Associations and Democratic Governance"

Jean-Louis Laville, Benoît Lévesque and Marguerite Mendell "The Social Economy, Diverse Approaches and Practices in Europe and Canada."

Nancy Neamtam, "The Social Economy: Finding A Way Between The Market And The State"

Archon Fung and Erik Olin Wright, Deepening Democracy.

            Chapter 1. Thinking about empowered participatory governance

            Epilogue. Countervailing power in empowered participatory governance

 

Harry Brighouse and Erik Olin Wright, "A proposal to Transform the House of Lords into a Citizens’ Assembly"

 

Harry Brighouse and Erik Olin Wright, "Strong Gender Egalitarianism" (paper for the real utopias conference on gender equality)

 

Amy Lang, "But is it For Real? The British Columbia Citizens’ Assembly as a model of state-sponsored citizen empowerment" (forthcoming, Politics & Society)

 

Three papers from the Real Utopias Project conference on Pensions and the Control of Capital:

Erik Olin Wright, "Making Capital Socially Accountable: An Introduction to Robin Blackburn and Ewald Engelen"

Robin Blackburn, "The Global Pension Crisis: From Gray Capitalism to Responsible Accumulation"

Ewald Engelen, "Resocializing Capital: Putting Pension Savings in the Service of 'Financial Pluralism'?"

A Twentieth Anniversary symposium on van Parijs and van der Veen, "A Capitalist Road to Communism", Basic Income Studies volume 1:1, June 2006. http://www.bepress.com/bis/vol1/iss1/

Figures for Reimagining Society ZNET posting