2013 Annual Conference – Updated Program

2013 Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation (CASC)
University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, June 4-6, 2013

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Conference Theme
Co-operatives have always been innovative organizations operating at the edge. Historically, they have emerged as bottom-up responses to socio-economic distress or in communities that are under-serviced or otherwise on the margins. In enabling people to meet their economic, social, and cultural needs in association, co-operatives have innovated equitable and just ways of creating and distributing socially generated wealth. Moreover, despite constraints imposed upon them by their legal status, the complex nature of their ownership and governance structures, and the principles and values by which they abide, co-operatives have often outperformed and outlasted conventional, investor-owned firms


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