Cooperation, Community, and Co-Ops in a Global Era

Cooperation, Community, and Co-Ops in a Global Era

by Carl Ratner


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781489992024
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 12/13/2014
Series: International and Cultural Psychology
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Dr. Ratner is a renowned cultural experience who has made original contributions to the field of cultural psychology. He has published 6 books in the field (three by Springer) along with numerous articles. He has travelled extensively internationally, having lived in China for two years, and 5 months in India at the prestigious Nehru University in New Delhi.

Table of Contents

Introduction To The Praxis of Cooperative Behavior.- General Aspects of Cooperation That Potentiate But Do Not Determine Concrete Cooperation.- The Dialectical Relation between Cooperation and Capitalism: Cooperation Before, During, and After The Advent of Capitalism.- Historical Roots Of Contemporary Cooperatives.- Cooperatives’ March To Modernity: Market-oriented, Apolitical Cooperation.- Cooperation in Practice: Successes and Shortcomings of The International Cooperative Movement Today.- Explaining Co-op Weaknesses In Terms of The Dominant Cooperative Paradigm.- An Enriched, Viable, Necessary Cooperative Paradigm for Our Era.

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