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Co-operative Canada : empowering communities and sustainable businesses

Co-operative Canada : empowering communities and sustainable businesses

Author: Brett Fairbairn; Nora Russell
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A comprehensive look at how Canadians are responding to the forces of globalization through collectively owned enterprises.


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Genre/Form: Case studies
Étude de cas (Descripteur de forme)
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Études de cas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brett Fairbairn; Nora Russell
ISBN: 9780774827881 0774827882
OCLC Number: 895615059
Description: 292 pages : illustrations, graphiques ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Where We Stand - Place, Enterprise, and Community / Brett FairbairnPart 1: Globalization, Autonomy, and Cohesion1 Globalization, Co-operatives, and Social Cohesion / William D. Coleman2 "Nuna Is My Body": What Northerners Can Teach about Social Cohesion / Isobel M. FindlayPart 2: Social Enterprises and Networks3 "I Felt That I Had Lost Myself": Credit Unions, Economies, and the Construction of Locality / Brett Fairbairn with Rob Dobrohoczki4 Autonomy and Identity: Constraints and Possibilities in Western Canada's Co-operative Retailing System / Jason Heit, Murray Fulton, and Brett Fairbairn5 Social Cohesion in Times of Crisis: Atlantic Canada's Consumers' Community Co-operative / Leslie H. BrownPart 3: New Partnerships and Models6 Reclaiming Community: Co-operatives and Sectoral Governance in Quebec Forestry / Patrick Gingras and Mario Carrier7 Rebuilding "Home" in a Transient World: Globalization, Social Exclusion, and Innovations in Co-operative Housing / Mitch Diamantopoulos and Jorge Sousa8 Co-operation Reinvented: New Partnerships in Multi-Stakeholder Co-operatives / Jean-Pierre Girard and Genevieve Langlois9 "To See Our Communities Come Alive Again with Pride": (Re)Inventing Co-operatives for First Nations' Needs / Lou Hammond Ketilson10 Imagination and the Future: Learning from Social Enterprises / Brett FairbairnAppendix: The Enterprise with Many Names: Establishing a Common Language / Brett FairbairnIndex
Other Titles: Auteurs UQAM.
Responsibility: edited by Brett Fairbairn and Nora Russell.


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