Humanizing the Economy Co-Operatives in the Age of Capital

ISBN-10: 086571651X

ISBN-13: 9780865716513

Edition: 2010

Authors: John Restakis

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: New Society Publishers, Limited
Publication date: 9/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.57" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

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.

The Grand Delusion
Homo Economicus
Industrialization and Social Defence
The Materialization of Dreams
The Age of Revolt
A Brief History of Nowhere
Co-operativism and Socialism
Socializing Capital
Stages of Co-operation
Co-operation Italian Style
The Fascist Repression
Renaissance of the Italian Co-operatives
The Emilian Model and the Socialization of Capital
The Rise of Regions
The Emilian Model
Social Co-ops and Social Care
On Civil Society and the Social Economy
On Reciprocity
Social Co-operatives
The Case for a Co-op Approach to Social Care
Beyond Defensiveness
Creating a Social Market
Product Labeling and Advocacy
Workers' Collective Movement
Health and Happiness
Elder Care
The Daughters of Kali
The Stories
A Terrible Reflection
Fair Trade and the Empire of Tea
Fair Trade and Co-operation
The Fair Trade Network
The Small Organic Farmers Association
Fair Trade on the Ground
The Seductions of Success
Beyond Commodities-Going Glocal
The Future of Fair Trade
Argentina: Occupy, Resist, Produce
New World, Old Habits
Occupy Resist, Produce
Co-op and Community
An Awakening
The Road Ahead
The Crisis of Community
The Decline of Social Capital
The End of Authenticity
Reciprocity and Restoration
The Meaning of Work
Humanizing the Economy: Co-operatives in the Age of Capital
The Future of an Idea
Happiness Matters
Commons Sense
Japan's Fishing Co-operatives
Globalizing Localism
About the Author
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