Labour as a Commons: The Example of Worker-Recuperated Companies

  title={Labour as a Commons: The Example of Worker-Recuperated Companies},
  author={Dario Azzellini},
  journal={Critical Sociology},
  pages={763 - 776}
This article argues that labour can be understood as a commons, located in the discussion of how commons can advance the transformation of social relations and society. To manage labour as a commons entails a shift away from the perception of labour power as the object of capital’s value practices, towards a notion of labour power as a collectively and sustainably managed resource for the benefit of society. Given that social change is largely a result of social struggle, it is crucial to… Expand
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