“You Are Beautiful like a Comité de Gestion”: Self-Management in Algeria and Yougoslavia



Shortly after the Revolution, Algeria’s ties with Yugoslavia allowed for socialist practices to be implemented in Algerian farms and factories, in particular “auto-gestion” (workers’ self-management). Importantly, as Muriam Haleh Davis explains in this text, Yugoslavian models of socialism also allowed for a valorisation of religious practice, as opposed to Soviet and Chinese paradigms.

This text is part of The Funambulist 42 (July-August 2022) Algerian Independence and Global Revolution 1962-2022. It will be available for reading to all subscribers on July 4, 2022.

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Fig.1 Drawing promoting self-management from the Algerian Newspaper, Révolution et Travail, December 12, 1964. / Bibliothèque nationale de France.