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The hidden alternative : co-operative values, past, present and future

Author: Anthony Webster
Publisher: New York : United Nations University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demonstrates that cooperation offers a much needed alternative for the organization of economic and social affairs, one that should find its place at the forefront of public and academic discussion  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hidden alternative.
New York : United Nations University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011047936
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Webster
ISBN: 9789280871821 928087182X
OCLC Number: 868007976
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 362 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The hidden alternative? / Anthony Webster, Linda Shaw, David Stewart, John K. Walton and Alyson Brown --
Co-operativism meets city ethics : the 1997 Lanica take-over bid for CWS / John F. Wilson --
Values and vocation : educating the co-operative workforce, 1918-39 / Keith Vernon --
International perspectives on co-operative education / Linda Shaw --
Co-operative education in Britain during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries : context, identity and learning / Tom Woodin --
Beyond a fair price / Samantha Lacey --
Negotiating consumer and producer interests : a challenge for the co-operative movement and fair trade / Katarina Friberg --
"A party within a party" : the co-operative party-labour party alliance and the formation of the social democratic party, 1974-81 / David Stewart --
The creation of new entities : stakeholders and shareholders in nineteenth-century Italian co-operatives / Patrizia Battilani --
Co-operatives and nation-building in post-apartheid South Africa : contradictions and challenges / Vishwas Satgar and Michelle Williams --
Community, individuality and co-operation : the centrality of values / Ian MacPherson --
An alternative co-operative tradition : the Basque co-operatives of Mondragón / Fernando Molina and John K. Walton --
"A co-operative of intellectuals" : the encounter between co-operative values and urban planning : an Italian case study / Marzia Maccaferri --
Government to governance : the challenge of co-operative revival in India / L.K. Vaswani --
Minding the GAAP : co-operative responses to the global convergence of accounting standards and practice / John Maddocks, Elizabeth Hicks, Alan J. Robb and Tom Webb --
Resting on laurels : examining the resilience of co-operative values in times of calm and crisis / Jan Myers, John Maddocks and James Beecher --
Shared visions of co-operation at a time of crisis : the Gung Ho story in China's anti-Japanese resistance / Ian G. Cook and Jenny Clegg --
The hidden alternative : conclusion / Ed Mayo --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Anthony Webster [and others].

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