Immanuel Ness – Dario Azzellini, eds. Ours to Master and to Own.

Biblioteca / 2010-2019

Immanuel Ness – Dario Azzellini, editors. Ours to Master and to Own. Workers’ Control from the Commune to the Present.

Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2011.

x, 443 páginas.


Introduction / Immanuel Ness and Dario Azzellini

Part I

Workers’ Councils: Historical Overview and Theoretical Debate

1 – Workers’ Control and Revolution / Victor Wallis

2 – Workers’ Councils in Europe: A Century of Experience / Donny Gluckstein

3 – The Red Mole: Workers’ Councils as a Means of Revolutionary Transformation / Sheila Cohen

4 – The Political Form at Last Discovered: Workers’ Councils against the Capitalist State / Alberto R. Bonnet

Part II

Workers’ Councils and Self-Administration in Revolution: Early Twentieth Century

5 – From Unionism to Workers’ Councils: The Revolutionary Shop Stewards in Germany, 1914-1918 / Ralf Hoffrogge

6 – The Factory Committee Movement in the Russian Revolution / David Mandel

7 – Factory Councils in Turin, 1919-1920: “The Sole and Authentic Social Representatives of the Proletarian Class” / Pietro Di Paola

8 – Workers’ Democracy in the Spanish Revolution, 1936-1937 / Andy Durgan

Part III

Workers’ Control under State Socialism

9 – Yugoslavia: Workers’ Self-Management as State Paradigm / Goran Music

10 – Give Us Back Our Factories! Between Resisting Exploitation and the Struggle for Workers’ Power in Poland, 1944-1981 / Zbigniew Marcin Kowalewski

Part IV

Anticolonial Struggle, Democratic Revolution, and Workers’ Control

11 – Workers’ Control in Java, Indonesia, 1945-1946 / Jafar Suryomenggolo

12 – From Workers’ Self-Management to State Bureaucratic Control: Autogestion in Algeria Samuel / J. Southgate

13 – The Limits and Possibilities of Workers’ Control within the State: Mendoza, Argentina, 1973 / Gabriela Scodeller

14 – Workers’ Councils in Portugal, 1974-1975 / Peter Robinson

Part IV

Workers’ Control against Capitalist Restructuring in the Twentieth Century

15 – Workers’ Control and the Politics of Factory Occupation: Britain, 1970s / Alan Tuckman

16 – Workers’ Direct Action and Factory Control inthe United States / Immanuel Ness

17 – “Hot Autumn”: Italy’s Factory Councils and Autonomous Workers’ Assemblies, 1970s / Patrick Cuninghame

18 – Recipe for Anarchy: British Columbia’s Telephone Workers’ Occupation of 1981 / Elaine Bernard

Part VI

Workers’ Control, 1990-2010

19 – Workers’ Control in India’s Communist-Ruled State: Labor Struggles and Trade Unions in West Bengal / Arup Kumar Sen

20 – Argentinean Worker-Taken Factories: Trajectories of Workers’ Control under the Economic Crisis / Marina Kabat

21 – Workers’ Control under Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution / Dario Azzellini

22 – Brazilian Recovered Factories: The Constraints of Workers’ Control / Mauricio Sarda de Faria and Henrique T. Novaes