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Utopia and Organization Martin Parker

Utopia and Organization

Martin Parker

Published August 22nd 2003
ISBN : 9781405100724
Paperback
233 pages
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Using examples as diverse as train accidents, novels and gardening, this book evaluates the prospects for utopian thought and practice in the context of a world organized by market managerialism.Asks if ideas about utopia are redundant.EvaluatesMoreUsing examples as diverse as train accidents, novels and gardening, this book evaluates the prospects for utopian thought and practice in the context of a world organized by market managerialism.Asks if ideas about utopia are redundant.Evaluates the prospects for utopian thought and practice in a world organized by market managerialism.Treats utopia as an organizational issue, rather than focusing on literary or historical interpretations.Engages with ideas of utopia, dystopia and crypto-utopia, organization and management.Uses diverse examples, such as train accidents, novels and gardening to explore issues in novel and thought-provoking ways.