Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 October 2016

328 Pages | 11 b/w illus., 13 graphs

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719099595

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Mainstreaming Co-Operation

An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Anthony Webster, Linda Shaw, and Rachael Vorberg-Rugh
Edited by Rachael Vorberg-Rugh

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides insights for students, scholars and policy makers into how co-operation will come to occupy a more central role in social and economic life in the twenty-first century
  • Offers an international perspective on co-operatives, drawing on a range of disciplines, including business studies, economics, environmental studies, gender studies, history, international development and politics
  • Includes contributions from prominent co-operative scholars as well as emerging researchers and co-operative practitioners
  • Includes, in its concluding chapter, the first scholarly effort to assess the crisis in The Co-operative Group in 2013-14, which had a dramatic impact on perceptions of co-operation in Britain and abroad

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