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Cohesion, consumerism and co-operatives

Brett Fairbairn

Cohesion, consumerism and co-operatives

looking ahead for the co-operative retailing system

by Brett Fairbairn

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Published by Centre for the Study of Co-operatives, University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consumer cooperatives -- Canada, Western.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrett Fairbairn.
    ContributionsUniversity of Saskatchewan. Centre for the Study of Co-operatives.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19427030M
    ISBN 100888804881

    Co-operatives in the U.S. have a long history, including an early factory in the s. By the s Brigham Young had started applying co-operative ideas in Utah and by the s the Knights of Labor and the Grange both promoted member-owned organizations. Energy co-operatives were founded in the U.S. during the Depression and the New Deal. Co-operative Canada - Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses. Brett Fairbairn is a professor in the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan specializing in democratic governance and history. He is also Fellow in Co-operative Thought and Ideas at the University’s Centre for the Study of g: consumerism.

    8. Consumer cooperatives are located conveniently in residential areas, thus they are quite accessible. Disadvantages of Consumer Cooperative Stores. Consumer cooperatives suffer from the following drawbacks: 1. There is paucity of funds. 2. Often the managers and salesmen do not possess the requisite skill. 3. Accounts may not be kept on. consumer economic shop initiative i-Keep focuses on offering daily necessities at affordable prices through selected Strategic Partner outlets with aims of helping address the people’s cost of g: Cohesion.

      Unless we ditch consumerism, and find a new sustainable economic model to guide us, we are heading for environmental and social catastrophe. In his influential book Author: Jo Confino.   Humanizing the Economy book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start by marking “Humanizing the Economy: Co-operatives in the Age of Capital” as Want to Read: John Restakis makes a convincing claim that essential human values like reciprocity, happiness and social cohesion are promoted by a cooperative 4/5.


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