An Introduction to Cooperation and Mutualism

by Michael Boland

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This textbook introduces readers to the idea of cooperation and mutualism. Cooperatives and mutuals are participatory organizations in which members participate in control and governance, receive economic benefits through patronage refunds or net income, and become owners through equity. These mutual-benefit organizations exist alongside non-profit organizations and investor-benefit organizations through the global economy.

ISBN: 978-1-946135-38-4

Publication Date:  2018

Publisher:  University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing

City:  Minneapolis

License: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License


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Boland, Michael (2018). An Introduction to Cooperation and Mutualism. University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy,