Co-operative Canada

Co-operative Canada

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A shift in US bank policy. A demonstration in Greece. A tsunami in Japan. These types of events can have profound effects on the economic well-being of Canadian communities. In such a heavily globalized environment, it may seem that only large corporations with access to transnational resources can operate successfully, but Canadian co-operatives demonstrate that this is not the case. Drawing on the results of a large research project that examined co-operatives in communities from coast to coast to coast, Co-operative Canada reveals how Canadians are collectively responding to the forces of globalization through local, community-owned enterprises.I couldna#39;t do it anymore.24 This lender agreed that a€œde-skillinga€ was an apt description of how her job changed at the bank. ... A member-service representative who joined the credit union a few years ago told us: One of the reasons Ileft theanbsp;...

Title:Co-operative Canada
Author:Brett Fairbairn, Nora Russell
Publisher:UBC Press - 2014-08-15


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