What is social ownership?

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Socialism
... Socialism is an economic system characterised by social ownership of the means of production and co-operative management of the economy, and a political philosophy advocating such a system ... "Social ownership" may refer to cooperative enterprises, common ownership, state ownership, or citizen ownership of equity ... They differ in the type of social ownership they advocate, the degree to which they rely on markets or planning, how management is to be organised within ...

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