In this book the author examines the concept of "the end of socialism" assessing the evidence that underpins this position, analysing market socialism and confronting the question of whether any form of socialism can any longer be thought to be "feasible".
Preface. Introduction. Part I: The Death of Socialism? . 1. Socialism's Disappearing Social Base. 2. The Declining Political Economy of Socialism. 3. The Ideological and Epistemological Crises of Socialism at 'The End of History'. Part II: The Case For Market Socialism. . 4. A Model of Market Socialism. Part III: Market Socialism Assessed. . 5. Market Socialism: 'A Contradiction in Terms'?. 6. The Political Economy of Labour Management. 7. Democracy and State under Market Socialism. 8. Feasible Socialism?. Conclusion. Notes. Bibliography. Index.