Co-operatives in a Post-growth Era

Creating Co-operative Economics

Edited by Sonja Novkovic and Tom Webb  

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Featuring a remarkable roster of internationally renowned critical thinkers, this book presents a feasible alternative for a more environmentally sustainable and equitable economic system. The time has never been better for cooperatives everywhere to recognize their own potential and ability to change the economic landscape.

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Contents

  • WHAT IS THE NEW ECONOMY AND WHY DO WE NEED IT
  • The World on a Collision Course (Manfred Max Neef)
  • The New Economy (Neva Goodwin)
  • The World We Need (Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett)
  • Prosperity and Sustainability (William Rees)
  • Limits to Growth Revisited (Peter Victor)
  • Complexity: Shock, Innovation and Resilience (Thomas Homer-Dixon)
  • The Role of Financial Capital in a New Economy (John Fullerton)
  • PART 2: COOPERATIVES AND THE NEW ECONOMY
  • Cooperative Entrepreneurship (Stefano Zamagni)
  • Are Cooperatives a Viable Business Form? Lessons from Behavioural Economics (Morris Altman
  • The Cooperative Enterprise: A Valid Alternative for a More Balanced Society (Vera Negri Zamagni)
  • Employee Ownership and Health: An Initial Study (David Erdal)
  • Cooperatives in a Global Economy: Key Economic Issues, Recent Trends and Potential for Development (Stephen C Smith & Jonathan Rothbaum)
  • A Role for Cooperatives in Managing and Governing Common Pool Resources and Common Property Systems (Barbara Allen)
  • Is the Debt Trap Avoidable? (Claudia Sanchez Bajo)

Authors

  • Tom Webb

    Tom Webb is an adjunct professor at the Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University.