Humanizing the Economy: Co-operatives in the Age of Capital

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New Society Publishers, Nov 2, 2010 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
How the largest social movement in history is making the world a better place.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Grand Delusion
7
The Materialization of Dreams
27
Cooperation Italian Style
55
The Emilian Model and the Socialization of Capital
73
Social Coops and Social Care
87
Japan
117
The Daughters of Kali
135
Fair Trade and the Empire of Tea
161
Argentina Occupy Resist Produce
191
The Crisis of Community
219
Humanizing the Economy Cooperatives in the Age of Capital
241
Notes
267
Index
287
About the Author
295
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John Restakis has been active in the co-op movement for 15 years. He is the Executive Director of the BC Co-operative Association and has been a consultant for co-op development projects in Africa and Asia. A pioneering researcher into international co-operative economies, he writes and lectures on economic democracy and the role of co-operatives in humanizing economies.

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