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Post by QAJVr4Wm on Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:10 pm

Hello.

I've been a supporter of communism for a years now but I never gave myself the time to properly study socialist economics so I've come here to see what you folks could recomendate me about socialist economics.

It will be kind to get a proper intruction to the field before picking up the actual thick texts and I'm already inclided for more positivist ideas.

Thank you all beforehand.
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Re: Economics reading list

Post by Celtiberian on Sat Mar 23, 2013 11:03 pm

Decent general introductions to socialist economics include James Connolly's Socialism Made Easy and Anton Pannekoek's Workers' Councils (sans his chapter on nationalism, which is drivel). For more thorough treatises on the subject, consult Robin Hahnel's Of the People, By the People: The Case for a Participatory Economy, Jaroslav Vaněk's The Labor-Managed Economy, and W. Paul Cockshott & Allin Cottrell's Towards a New Socialism. The latter three books present different methods for organizing a socialist mode of production, but they're all worth studying.

If you're interested in discussing subjects like these in more detail, you should consider opening an account on this forum.

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Post by QAJVr4Wm on Mon Mar 25, 2013 6:24 pm

OK. That'll be enough, tahnk you.
I'm not a talkative person but I'm still a regular reader.
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