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Cooperatives and local development : theory and applications for the 21st century / edited by Christopher D. Merrett and Norman Walzer
Bib ID 3062402
Format BookBook
Description Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 2003 
xi. 330 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0765611236
Full contents
  • 1. Introduction: Cooperative Theory and Its Applications for the Twenty-First Century / Christopher D. Merrett and Norman Walzer
  • 2. History of Cooperatives / Brett Fairbairn
  • 3. The Evolution of the Cooperative Model / Kim Zeuli
  • 4. Obstacles to Cooperation / Lee Egerstrom
  • 5. Legal Framework of Cooperative Development / Mark J. Hanson
  • 6. Finance and Taxation / Jeffrey S. Royer
  • 7. Understanding Cooperative Behavior: The Prisoner's Dilemma Approach / Joan Fulton
  • 8. Creating Value in a Knowledge-based Agriculture: A Theory of New Generation Cooperatives / Peter Goldsmith
  • 9. The Challenges Facing Cooperative Marketers and Bargaining Cooperatives in Today's Food System / David J. Schaffner
  • 10. Producer Marketing Through Cooperatives / Randall E. Torgerson
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Cooperation -- United States.  |  Agriculture, Cooperative -- United States.  |  Rural development -- United States.  |  Rural industries -- United States.  |  Cooperation -- Government policy -- United States.  |  Cooperative societies -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Other authors/contributors Walzer, Norman  |  Merrett, Christopher D

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