The authors analyze the major features of the cooperative, assessing its overall structure, worker-elected management, shop floor democracy, and progress in providing a better life for its worker-owners. Tensions are also discussed, including the complaints of women workers and the need for diversification from tobacco.
|Publisher:||Cornell University Press|
|Series:||Cornell International Industrial and Labor Relations Reports Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Richard W. Franke is Professor of Anthropology at Montclair State University. He is the author or coauthor of three books.
Pyaralal Raghavan received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Centre for Development Studies in Kerala.
T. M. Thomas Isaac is Associate Fellow at the Centre for Development Studies and is affiliated with the AKG Centre for Research and Studies in Kerala. He is coauthor of Modernization and Employment: The Coir Industry in Kerala, and seven books in Malayalam.