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Practical Utopia : Strategies for a Desirable Society (Paperback) (Michael Albert)

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Michael Albert’s latest work, Practical Utopia is a succinct and thoughtful discussion of ambitious goals and practical principles for creating a desirable society. It presents concepts and their connections to current society; visions of what can be in a preferred, participatory future; and an examination of the ends and means required for developing a just society. Neither shying away from the complexity of human issues, nor reeking of dogmatism, Practical Utopia presupposes only concern for humanity. Part one offers conceptual tools for understanding society and history, for discerning the nature of the oppressions people suffer and the potentials they harbor. Part two promotes a vision for a better way of organizing economy, polity, kinship, culture, ecology, and international relations. It is not a blueprint, of course, but does address the key institutions needed if people are to be free to determine their own circumstances. Part three investigates the means of seeking change using a variety of tactics and programs.
Number of Pages: 256
Genre: Political Science, Social Science
Series Title: Kairos
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Independent Pub Group
Author: Michael Albert
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 2017
TCIN: 51998821
UPC: 9781629633817
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-6489
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