The Development of the System of Representation in Yugoslavia: with Special Reference to the Period Since 1974

The Development of the System of Representation in Yugoslavia: with Special Reference to the Period Since 1974

By: George A. Potts (author)Hardback

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This book examines the Yugoslavian attempt to adapt Marx's 'Paris Commune' model of participatory democracy to the context of a one-party nation state, particularly with the representational system put in place between 1974 and 1990. It is the only book to examine in depth the attempted integration of worker self-management in the workplace with political representation at the levels of commune, republic and federation. It includes detailed references to many studies in Yugolslav journals, available only in Serbo-Croatian, on the effectiveness of participation in workplaces and local government. The extensive data provides information on self-management, representation, local governments, the league of Communists and other dimensions of the former Yugoslavia. It also provides a critical but positive assessment of the Yugoslav experiment in participatory democracy at workplace and communal levels that has significance beyond the Yugoslav case.

About Author

George Potts was Principal Lecturer in Politics at Staffordshire University.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761803584
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 754
  • ID: 9780761803584
  • weight: 1002
  • ISBN10: 0761803580

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