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The Hidden Alternative

Co-operative Values, Past, Present and Future

  • Author: UNU
  • Publication date: March 2012
  • Page count: 386
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 12.III.A.6

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ISBN: 9789210554046

About the product

In light of the recent global economic recession, this publication seeks to challenge the hegemony of the investor led business model in economics and business studies, and needs to be promoted in relation to these debates. The contributions to this book demonstrate that co-operation offers a real and much needed alternative for the organisation of human economic and social affairs, one that should establish its place at the forefront of public and academic discussion and policy making. It includes chapters on education, fair trade, politics and governance, planning, and sustainability and on how co-operatives have coped with the global economic crisis.