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Cooperativismo E Cooperativismo: Reflexões Sobre A Economia Solidária


  • Benini, Elcio Gustavo
  • Neto, Leonardo Francisco Figueiredo
  • Benini, Edi Augusto
  • Melo, Ricardo Pereira De


O objetivo deste artigo é propor uma reflexão sobre a Economia Solidária e o atual contexto no qual está inserida como alternativa da classe operaria e/ou como política pública, sua relação com as diferentes formas de cooperativas e, não obstante, uma breve e indireta abordagem teórica sobre o tema autogestão. Grosso modo, parte-se de uma preocupação que suscita pelo caráter funcional que a Economia Solidária vêm assumindo, principalmente como política pública na geração de “trabalho” e renda e, pela banalização da própria palavra autogestão. Neste trabalho, foram articulados e discutidos pesquisas e artigos científicos sobre Economia Solidária, cooperativismo, autogestão e políticas públicas, além de pesquisas realizadas pelos autores em outros momentos, conjuntamente com a análise de alguns estudos de casos apresentados em revistas cientificas, tendo por objetivo clarear a reflexão e a linha argumentativa. Contudo, tem-se que a Economia Solidária, que se baseia nos princípios cooperativistas, e que assume a personalidade jurídica de cooperativa, concorre com diferentes projetos de cooperativas, sendo esses projetos apresentados com interesses antagônicos aos dos trabalhadores. Desta forma, por serem amparadas pela mesma Lei, essas diferentes cooperativas, dificultam o atendimento para as diferentes demandas sócio-políticas na formulação de políticas públicas, ficando assim a bandeira de cunho socialista – que vem sendo advogada nos encontros e em muitos textos sobre Economia Solidária – fragmentada no meio de projetos e organizações com dimensões e funcionalidades distintas. -------------------------------------------------The objective of this article is propose a reflection about the Solidary Economy and the current context in which it is inserted as alternative of the operative class and/or like public politics, its relationship with the different forms of cooperatives and, in spite of, a short and insinuation theoretical approach on the theme self-management. On the thick way, we began with a concern that raises for the functional character that the Solidary Economy is assuming, mainly as public politics in the "work" generation and income and, for the vulgarization of the own word self-management. In this work, it was articulated and discussed researches and scientific goods about Solidary Economy, cooperative, self-management and public politics, besides researches accomplished by the authors in other moments, jointly with the analysis of some studies of cases presented in magazines inform, tends for objective to clear our reflection and argumentative line. However, the Solidary Economy, that bases on the cooperatives bases, and that assumes the juridical personality of cooperative, competes with different projects of cooperatives, being those projects presented with antagonistic interests to the workers. This way, for they be aided by the same Law, those different cooperatives, hinder the service for the different partner-politics demands in the formulation of public politics, staying thereby the flag of socialist stamp - that is being advocated in the encounters and in many texts about Solidary Economy - fragmented in the middle of projects and organizations with different dimensions and functionalities.

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  • Benini, Elcio Gustavo & Neto, Leonardo Francisco Figueiredo & Benini, Edi Augusto & Melo, Ricardo Pereira De, 2008. "Cooperativismo E Cooperativismo: Reflexões Sobre A Economia Solidária," 46th Congress, July 20-23, 2008, Rio Branco, Acre, Brasil 112691, Sociedade Brasileira de Economia, Administracao e Sociologia Rural (SOBER).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:sbrfsr:112691

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