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The 'social' as metaphor and the case of cooperatives : a critique of economic individualism / Marie L. Pellegrin-Rescia and Yair Levi.

Author:
Pellegrin-Rescia, Marie L. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2005.
Description:
xvii, 235 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [216]-230) and index.
Contents:
The thinking-talking human being and his categories of thought -- The speaking-acting subject and the symbolic register -- The speaking-acting individual and the imaginary of the social field -- Interdependence and places of wandering : a history of places and bonds -- Symbolic delimitation versus imaginary bonds -- Anthropological debt versus imaginary work places -- Readiness to lose versus imaginary places of production -- Conclusion -- Images, myths and stereotypes -- Origins and constituent elements -- Tensions and inconsistencies -- Interpreting the socio-economic duality -- Paradoxes of cooperatives -- The case studies -- What have we learned from cooperatives? -- Summary and conclusions -- Thinking 'nestedness' as a system of constituent rules -- Thinking the political with the categories of the symbolic : the example of South Africa -- Thinking the virtual more real than reality : the Città Aperta of Sicily -- Conclusions.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
1840144890 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2005011783
OCLC:
60349140
Related name:
RCP:
C - S