9780765611239

Cooperatives and Local Development: Theory and Applications for the 21st Century: Theory and Applications for the 21st Century

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    9780765611239

  • ISBN10:

    0765611236

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-08-31
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Table of Contents

List of Tables, Figures, and Boxes ix
Preface xi
1. Introduction: Cooperative Theory and Its Applications for the Twenty-First Century
Christopher D. Merrett and Norman Walzer
3(18)
Part I. Understanding Cooperative Theory 21(72)
2. History of Cooperatives
Brett Fairbairn
23(29)
3. The Evolution of the Cooperative Model
Kim Zeuli
52(18)
4. Obstacles to Cooperation
Lee Egerstrom
70(23)
Part II. Public Policy Issues 93(52)
5. Legal Framework of Cooperative Development
Mark J. Hanson
95(28)
6. Finance and Taxation
Jeffrey S. Royer
123(22)
Part III. Management Issues 145(60)
7. Understanding Cooperative Behavior: The Prisoners' Dilemma Approach
Joan Fulton
147(18)
8. Creating Value in a Knowledge-based Agriculture: A Theory of New Generation Cooperatives
Peter Goldsmith
165(40)
Part IV. Cooperatives in Economic Development 205(58)
9. The Challenges Facing Cooperative Marketers and Bargaining Cooperatives in Today's Food System
David J. Schaffner
207(17)
10. Producer Marketing Through Cooperatives
Randall E. Torgerson
224(23)
11. Measuring the Economic Impact of Producer Cooperatives
F. Larry Leistritz
247(16)
Part V. Cooperatives in Community Development 263(52)
12. Consumer Ownership in Capitalist Economies: Applications of Theory to Consumer Cooperation
Ann Hoyt
265(25)
13. The Business of Relationships
Greg MacLeod
290(25)
About the Contributors 315(4)
Index 319

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