2 edition of co-operatives at the crossroads found in the catalog.
co-operatives at the crossroads
|Series||Fabian research series -- no.245|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||44|
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Toward an Open Co-Operativism: A New Social Economy Based on Open Platforms, Co-operative Models and the Commons. by Pat Conaty and David Bollier “The power of open source principles, now proven beyond a doubt, is rapidly proliferating into many other areas of culture, production and social life.
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Greg is also editing a book with Mary Hilson from the University College of London and Silke. The Finish Act on social enterprise and the social economy program in Ireland also describe these organisations as market-oriented enterprises. Moreover, many Italian social co-operatives are financed through contracts which are passed with the public authorities in a more or less competitive by: His most recent book is 'Humanizing the Economy – Co-operatives in the Age of Capital' (New Society, ).
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setting out measures to put the co-operative sector at the core of our economy. With our economy at a crossroads, a commitment should be made to double the size of the co-operative sector, with a new Co-operative Development Agency established with the remit of managing this growth.
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A new history of women in Nova Scotia co-operatives, documents that co-operative equality was never extended to women on the same terms as men. Brotherhood Economics shows that the goal of equality for women remains relevant for today's activists in adult education, economic development, social work, and of course co-operatives.
family structures. In contrast to traditional co-operatives who were primarily oriented toward members’ interests, these initiatives were serving a broader community and putting more emphasis on 5 This is precisely the subtitle of the latest EMES book (Nyssens ).
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Women’s Bible Study is beginning a study of the Book of James on March 8. All women are invited to attend. In partnership with the Sustainability Solutions Group and The International Co-Operative Alliance, Ann Dale has produced a report entitled Cooperatives and Sustainability: An investigation into the report investigates the relationship between sustainability and the co-operative model, examining the question: "are co-operatives compatible with.
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This article considers how co-operative ways of working have the potential to support the scaling-out of sustainable and just food systems in the context of Wales through people-centred change.
Drawing upon a series of interviews with stakeholders involved in the sustainable and the co. If you were looking for a Christmas present inone suggestion was a ring-bound recipe book, which also contained short histories of many Manitoba co-operatives. Our Dec. 8 issue also contained a report on the overall financial results of Canadian co-ops.
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