Subject Guide to Centre Publications

Our research results are published in various forms — books, book chapters, journal articles, and the Centre’s series of occasional papers, research reports, and booklets.  Most of our publications are available free of charge in PDF format. If you are interested in purchasing bound copies, please contact our main office. Our library has recently moved to Special Collections in the Murray Library on campus. Once catalogued, the materials will be available for viewing there, but cannot be taken out on loan.

Under each subject heading below, publications are listed by year with the newest publication first.


Aboriginal

Labour Market Study: A Community-Based Research Report. Prepared for Mamaweswen: The North Shore Tribal Council, Naadmaadwiiuk, Saulteaux Enterprises, and the Aboriginal Human Resources Development Agreement. Christine Sy, Gayle Broad, Natalie Waboose, and Heather Schmidt (120pp., Research Report) 2014. PDF

Relying on their Own Resources: Building an Anishinaabek-Run, Sustainable Economy in the East Side Boreal — Waabanong — of Lake Winnipeg. Alon Weinberg (40pp., Research Report), 2014.  PDF

The Reality of the Social Economy and Its Empowering Potential for Boreal Anishinaa­bek Communities in Eastern Manitoba. Alon Weinberg (40pp., Research Report), 2014.  PDF

Through the Eyes of Women: What a Co-operative Can Mean in Supporting Women During Confinement and Integration. Isobel M. Findlay, James Popham, Patrick Ince, and Sarah Takahashi (116 p., Research Report), 2013. PDF

Health in the Communities of Duck Lake and Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation. Julia Bidonde, Mark Brown, Catherine Leviten-Reid, and Erin Nicolas (53pp., Research Report), 2013.  PDF

Mining and the Social Economy in Baker Lake, Nunavut. Warren Bernauer (32pp., Research Report), 2011.  PDF

Self-Determination in Action: The Entrepreneurship of the Northern Saskatchewan Trappers Association Co-operative. Dwayne Pattison and Isobel M. Findlay (64 p., Research Report), 2010. PDF

Financing Aboriginal Enterprise Development: The Potential of Using Co-operative Models. Lou Hammond Ketilson and Kimberly Brown (104 p., Occasional Paper), 2009. PDF

South Bay Park Rangers Employment Project for Persons Living with a Disability: A Case Study in Individual Empowerment and Community Interdependence. Isobel M. Findlay, Julia Bidonde, Maria Basualdo, and Alyssa McMurtry (46pp., Research Report), 2009. PDF

Evaluation of Saskatoon Urban Aboriginal Strategy. Cara Spence and Isobel Findlay (8 1/2 x 11, 44pp., Research Report), 2008.  PDF

Urban Aboriginal Strategy Funding Database. Karen Lynch, Cara Spence, and Isobel Findlay (8 1/2 x 11, 22pp., Research Report), 2008.  PDF

Growing Pains: Social Enterprise in Saskatoon’s Core Neighbourhoods. Mitch Diamantopoulos and Isobel Findlay (70pp., Research Report), 2008.  PDF

A Report on Aboriginal Co-operatives in Canada: Current Situation and Potential for Growth. Lou Hammond Ketilson and Ian MacPherson (400 p.) 2001. PDF
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Agriculture

Historical Retrospective on the Conversion and Multinationalization of Dakota Growers Pasta Company: A Critical Discourse Analysis. Thomas Gray, Curt Stofferahn, and Patricia Hipple (112 pp., Occasional Paper) 2014. PDF

Subverting the Local Food Economy Status Quo: The Intrinsic Relationship of Regionalized Ethics to the Practice and Discourse of Food Sovereignty. Maximilian Aulinger (56pp., Research Report), 2014. PDF

A Global Market in the Heart of Winnipeg: Measuring and Mapping the Social and Cultural Development of Food in the Central Market for Global Families. Kaeley Wiseman, Jino Distasio, and Raymond Ngarboui (84pp., Research Report), 2014. PDF

Penokean Hills Farms: Business Analysis and Strategic Plan. Brandon Lawrence and Gayle Broad (100pp., Research Report), 2014, PDF

Community-Based Regional Food Distribution Initiatives. Colin Anderson and Stéphane McLachlan (12pp., Research Report), 2012. PDF

Eat Where You Live: Building a Social Economy of Local Food in Western Canada. Joel Novek and Cara Nichols (72pp., Research Report), 2010. PDF

Co-operative Marketing Options for Organic Agriculture. Jason Heit and Michael Gertler (136 p., Research Report), 2009. PDF

The Agriculture of the Middle Initiative: Premobilizing Considerations and Formal Co-operative Structure. Thomas W. Gray (54 p., Occasional Paper), 2008. PDF

Between Solidarity and Profit: The Agricultural Transformation Societies in Spain (1940–2000). Cándido Román Cervantes (26 p.), 2008. PDF

Community-Supported Agriculture: Putting the “Culture” Back into Agriculture. Miranda Mayhew, Cecilia Fernandez, and Lee-Ann Chevrette (10pp., Research Report), 2008. PDF
Farmers’ Association Training Materials (part of the China-Canada Agriculture Development Program prepared for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the Canadian International Development Agency). Roger Herman and Murray Fulton (134 p.), 2006. PDF

International Seminar on Legislation for Farmer Co-operatives in China: A Canadian Perspective. Daniel Ish, Bill Turner, and Murray Fulton (22 p.), 2006. PDF

Beyond Beef and Barley: Organizational Innovation and Social Factors in Farm Diversification and Sustainability. Michael Gertler, JoAnn Jaffe, and Lenore Swystun (118 p., Research Report), 2003. PDF

Co-operatives and Farmers in the New Agriculture. Murray Fulton and Kim Sanderson (60 p., Occasional Paper), 2003. PDF

The Role of Social Cohesion in the Adoption of Innovation and Selection of Organizational Form. Roger Herman (60 p., Research Report) 2003. PDF

Choice of Organizational Form in Farmer-Owned Enterprises. Roger Herman (166 p., MA Thesis), 2003. PDF

The Role of Farmers in the Future Economy. Brett Fairbairn (15 p.), 2003.  PDF

Against All Odds: Explaining the Exporting Success of the Danish Pork Co-operatives. Jill Hobbs (40 p.), 2001. PDF

Rural Co-operatives and Sustainable Development. Michael Gertler. (30 p.), 2001. PDF

The CUMA Farm Machinery Co-operatives. Andrea Harris and Murray Fulton (46 p.), 2000. PDF

Response and Adaptation: Canadian Agricultural Co-operatives in the 21st Century. Murray Fulton and Julie Gibbings ( 91 p.), 2000. PDF

Farm Machinery Co-operatives: An Idea Worth Sharing. Andrea Harris and Murray Fulton (48 p.), 2000. PDF

Farm Machinery Co-operatives in Saskatchewan and Quebec. Andrea Harris and Murray Fulton (42 p.), 2000. PDF

Networking for Success: Strategic Alliances in the New Agriculture. Mona Holmlund and Murray Fulton (48 p.), 1999. PDF

Co-operative Organization in Rural Canada and the Agricultural Co-operative Movement in China: A Comparison. Zhu Shufang and Leonard P. Apedaile (56 p., Occasional Paper), 1998. PDF

Working Together: The Role of External Agents in the Development of Agriculture-Based Industries. Andrea Harris, Murray Fulton, Brenda Stefanson, and Don Lysyshyn (184 p.), 1998. PDF

Matador: The Co-operative Farming Tradition. George Melnyk (25 p., Occasional Paper), 1992. PDF

Farmers, Capital, and the State in Germany, c 1860–1914. Brett Fairbairn (36 p., Occasional Paper), 1991. PDF

Farm Interest Groups and Canadian Agricultural Policy. Barry Wilson, David Laycock, and Murray Fulton (44 p., Occasional Paper), 1988.
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Amalgamation and Demutualization

Demutualization of Co-operatives and Mutuals. Murray Fulton and Jean-Pierre Girard, 2015. PDF

The Impact of Retail Co-operative Amalgamations in Western Canada. Lou Hammond Ketilson, Roger Herman, and Dwayne Pattison (100 p., Occasional Paper), 2011. PDF

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Car-Share Co-operatives

A Car-Sharing Co-operative in Winnipeg: Alternatives and Recommendations. David Leland (28 p.), 1999. PDF
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Community Economic Development

A Profile of Community Economic Development in Manitoba. Janielle Brooks-Smith and Brendan Reimer (46 pp., Research Report), 2014. PDF

Mapping Social Capital in a Network of Community Development Organizations: The South West Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Organizational Network. Jason Heit (70 pp., Research Report), 2012. PDF

Building a Federal Policy Framework and Program in Support of Community Economic Development. Kirsten Bernas and Brendan Reimer (56 pp., Research Report), 2011. PDF

Community Resilience, Adaptation, and Innovation: The Case of the Social Economy in La Ronge. Kimberly Brown, Isobel M. Findlay, and Rob Dobrohoczki (73 pp., Research Report), 2011. PDF

Understanding and Promoting Effective Partnerships for CED: A Case Study of SEED Winnipeg’s Partnerships. Gaelene Askeland and Kirit Patel (43 pp., Research Report), 2011. PDF

Portrait of Community Resilience of Sault Ste Marie. Jude Ortiz and Linda Savory-Gordon (80 pp., Research Report), 2010. PDF

The Importance of Policy for Community Economic Development: A Case Study of the Manitoba Context. Brendan Reimer, Dan Simpson, Jesse Hajer, John Loxley (47 pp., Research Report), 2009. PDF

Culture, Creativity, and the Arts: Achieving Community Resilience and Sustainability through the Arts in Sault Ste. Marie. Jude Ortiz and Gayle Broad (133 pp., Research Report), 2009. PDF

Northern Ontario Women’s Economic Development Conference Report. PARO Centre for Women’s Enterprise (66 pp., Research Report), 2009. PDF

Algoma Central Railway: Wilderness Tourism by Rail Opportunity Study. Prepared by Malone Given Parsons Ltd. for the Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (82 pp., Research Report), 2008. PDF

Recovery of the Collective Memory and Projection into the Future: ASOPRICOR. Jose Reyes, Janeth Valero, and Gayle Broad (44 pp., Research Report), 2008. PDF

Government Policies towards Community Economic Development and the Social Economy in Quebec and Manitoba. John Loxley and Dan Simpson (66 pp., Research Report), 2008. English PDF / French PDF

A Conversation about Community Development. Centre for the Study of Co-operatives (16 pp., booklet), 1997. PDF

Credit Unions and Community Economic Development. Brett Fairbairn, Lou Hammond Ketilson, and Peter Krebs (32 pp., booklet), 1997. PDF
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Consumer and Producer Co-operatives

Encouraging Democracy in Consumer and Producer Co-operatives. Stuart Bailey (124 p., Occasional Paper), 1986.

A New Model for Producer Co-operatives in Israel. Abraham Daniel (54 p., Occasional Paper), 1986.
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Co-operation

The Limits of Co-operation. Ian MacPherson (6 x 9, 22 pp., Booklet) 2015. PDF

The Social Economy in Quebec: Lessons and Challenges for Internationalizing Co-operation. Marguerite Mendell (6 x 9, 30 pp.), 2008. PDF

Negotiating Synergies: A Study in Multiparty Conflict Resolution. Marj Benson (8 1/2 x 11, 408 pp., Occasional Paper), 2004. PDF

Conflict, Co-operation, and Culture: A Study in Multiparty Negotiations. Marj Benson (8 1/2 x 11, 242 pp., Occasional Paper), 2002. PDF

Prairie Populists and the Idea of Co-operation, 1910–1945. David Laycock (48 pp.), 1985.
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Co-operative Education

Co-operatives and Universities: Some Reflections. Brett Fairbairn (6 x 9, 40 pp., Booklet), 2016. PDF

The Fifth Co-operative Principle in Action: Mapping the Co-operative Educational Initiatives of Canadian Co-operatives. Erin Hancock and Annabelle Brault (8 1/2 x 11, 86 pp., Research Report), 2016. PDF

The Management of Co-operatives: Developing a Postsecondary Course. Leezann Freed-Lobchuk, Vera Goussaert, Michael Benarroch, and Monica Juarez Adeler (8 1/2 x 11, 37 pp., Research Report), 2011. PDF

Adult Education and the Social Economy: The Commu­nitarian Pedagogy of Watson Thomson. Michael Chartier (8 1/2 x 11, 114 pp., MA Thesis/Research Report), 2010. PDF

Co-operative Youth Education in Saskatchewan: Co-op Schools and the Saskatchewan Co-operative Youth Program. Chassidy Puchala and Breeann Heggie (8 1/2 x 11, 110 pp., book), 2008. PDF available from nora.russell@usask.ca

Adult Educators in Co-operative Development: Agents of Change. Brenda Stefanson (8 1/2 x 11, 102 pp., Occasional Paper), 2002. PDF

“An Educational Institution of Untold Value” : The Evolution of the Co-operative College of Canada, 1953-1987. Jodi Crewe, (8 1/2 x 11, 57 pp., Occasional Paper), 2001. PDF

Interdisciplinarity and the Transformation of the University. Brett Fairbairn and Murray Fulton (6 x 9, 48 pp., Booklet), 2000. PDF

Prairie Connections and Reflections: The History, Present, and Future of Co-operative Education. Brett Fairbairn (6 x 9, 30 pp., Booklet), 1999. PDF

The Components of Online Education: Higher Education and the Internet. Byron Henderson (8 1/2 x 11, 67 pp., Occasional Paper), 1998. PDF

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Co-operative Law

New Generation Co-operatives and the Law in Saskatchewan. Chad Haaf and Brenda Stefanson (6 x 9, 14 pp., Booklet), 2001. PDF

A History of Saskatchewan Co-operative Law: 1900 to 1960. Donald Mullord, Christopher Axworthy, and David Liston (8 1/2 x 11, 72 pp., Occasional Paper), 1988. PDF

Legal Responsibilities of Directors and Officers in Canadian Co-operatives. Daniel Ish and Kathleen Ring (6 x 9, 148 pp., Book), 1996. $15
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Co-operatives

Co-operatives for Sustainable Communities: Tools to Measure Co-operative Impact and Performance. Ed. L. Brown, C. Carini, J. Gordon Nembhard, L. Hammond Ketilson, E. Hicks, J. Mcnamara, S. Novkovic, D. Rixon, and R. Simmons (6 x 9, 388 pp., co-published with Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada), 2015

A Co-operative Dilemma: Converting Organizational Form. Ed. Jorge Sousa and Roger Herman (324 pp., Book), 2011. PDF

Building Community: Creating Social and Economic Well-Being: A Conference Reflecting on Co-operative Strategies and Experiences. Conference report prepared by Mark McCulloch (60 pp.), 2010. PDF

Measuring and Mapping the Impact of Social Economy Enterprises: The Role of Co-operatives in Community Population Growth. Chipo Kangayi, Rose Olfert, and Mark Partridge (42 pp., Research Report), 2008. PDF

Cognitive Processes and Co-operative Business Strategy. Murray Fulton and Julie Gibbings (22 pp.), 2006. PDF

Cohesion, Adhesion, and Identities in Co-operatives. Brett Fairbairn (42 pp.), 2006. PDF

Communities under Pressure: The Role of Co-operatives and the Social Economy. A synthesis report of a conference held in Ottawa, March 2006, sponsored by the Centre, PRI, Government of Canada, SSHRC, Human Resources and Social Development Canada, and the Co-operatives Secretariat (English and French, 14 pp.), 2006.

Data Collection in the Co-operative Sector and Other Business Statistics in Canada and the United States. Angela Wagner and Cristine de Clercy (224 pp. Occasional Paper), 2006. PDF

Globalization and Co-operatives. William Coleman (6 x 9, 24 pp.), 2006. PDF

Revisiting the Role of Co-operative Values and Principles: Do They Act to Include or Exclude? Lou Hammond Ketilson (22 pp.), 2006. PDF

Synergy and Strategic Advantage: Co-operatives and Sustainable Development. Michael Gertler (16 pp.), 2006. PDF

Three Strategic Concepts for the Guidance of Co-operatives: Linkage, Transparency, and Cognition. Brett Fairbairn (38 pp.), 2003. PDF

Co-operative Membership and Globalization: New Directions in Research and Practice. Brett Fairbairn and Nora Russell, eds. (320 pp.. Book), 2004. PDF

Rural Co-operatives and Sustainable Development. Michael Gertler (36 pp.), 2001. PDF

Co-operative Development and the State: Case Studies and Analysis. Two volumes. Vol. I, pt. 1: Summary, Observations, and Conclusions about Co-operative Development; vol. I, pt. 2: Issues in Co-operative Development and Co-operative–State Relations, Brett Fairbairn (66 p.); vol. II, pt. 3: Co-operative Development and Sector–State Relations in the U.S.A., Brett Fairbairn and Laureen Gatin; vol. II, pt. 4: A Study of Co-operative Development and Government– Sector Relations in Australia, Garry Cronan and Jayo Wickremarachchi (230 p.), 2000. parts 1 and 2; parts 3 and 4

Realizing Community: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. L.M. Findlay and Isobel M. Findlay, eds. Co-published with the Humanities Research Unit (208 pp.), 1995. $15

Co-operatives in Principle and Practice. Anne McGillivray and Daniel Ish (144 pp., Occasional Paper), 1992. PDF

Co-operative Development: Towards a Social Movement Perspective. Patrick Develtere (114 pp., Occasional Paper), 1992. PDF

Co-operatives and Community Development: Economics in Social Perspective. Brett Fairbairn, June Bold, Murray Fulton, Lou Hammond Ketilson, and Daniel Ish (160 pp.), 1991. $15

Co-operative Organizations in Western Canada. Murray Fulton (40 pp., Occasional Paper), 1988.

The Property of the Common: Justifying Co-operative Activity. Finn Aage Ekelund (74 pp., Occasional Paper), 1987.

Co-operatives and Social Democracy: Elements of the Norwegian Case. Finn Aage Ekelund (42 pp., Occasional Paper), 1986.

Encouraging Democracy in Consumer and Producer Co-operatives. Stuart Bailey (124 pp., Occasional Paper), 1986.
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Co-operatives – Canada

Data Collection in the Co-operative Sector and Other Business Statistics in Canada and the United States. Angela Wagner and Cristine de Clercy  (224 p., Occasional Paper), 2006. PDF

Co-operative Membership and Globalization: New Directions in Research and Practice. Brett Fairbairn and Nora Russell, eds. (320 p.. Book), 2004. PDF

Canadian Co-operatives in the Year 2000: Memory, Mutual Aid, and the Millennium. Brett Fairbairn, Ian MacPherson, and Nora Russell, eds. (356 p., Book), 2000. $20 PDF

Comparative Financial Performance Analysis of Canadian Co-operatives, Investor-Owned Firms, and Industry Norms. Andrea Harris and Murray Fulton (152 p., Occasional Paper), 1996. PDF

Co-operative Organizations in Western Canada. Murray Fulton (40 p., Occasional Paper), 1988.

Co-operative/Government Relations in Canada: Lobbying, Public Policy Development and the Changing Co-operative System. David Laycock (246 p.), 1987.
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Co-operatives – Governance

When Big Co-ops Fail. Peter Couchman and Murray Fulton (6 x 9, 22pp., booklet), 2015 PDF

Governance as a Determinant of Success or Failure: What Other Co-ops Can Learn about Co-op Atlantic. Brett Fairbairn, Murray Fulton, and Dionne Pohler (6 x 9, 22pp., booklet), 2015 PDF

Models for Effective Credit Union Governance: Maintaining Community Connections Following a Merger. Lou Hammond Ketilson and Kimberly Brown (82 pp., Occasional Paper), 2011. PDF

A Co-operative Dilemma: Converting Organizational Form. Ed. Jorge Sousa and Roger Herman (324 pp., Book), 2011. PDF

Leadership and Representational Diversity. Cristine de Clercy (20 p.), 2006. PDF

Up a Creek with a Paddle: Excellence in the Boardroom. Ann Hoyt (26 p.), 2003. PDF

A Discussion Paper on Canadian Wheat Board Governance. Murray Fulton (16 p.), 1996. PDF

Legal Responsibilities of Directors and Officers in Canadian Co-operatives. Daniel Ish and Kathleen Ring (148 p., Book), 1996.

Election of Directors in Saskatchewan Co-operatives: Processes and Results. Lars Apland (72 p., Occasional Paper), 1987.
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Co-operatives – History

Sharing My Life: Building the Co-operative Movement. Harold Chapman (208 p., Book), 2011. PDF

Walking Backwards into the Future. George Melnyk (22 p.), 2009. PDF

Co-operative Heritage: Where We’ve Come From. Brett Fairbairn (18 p.), 2006. PDF

“Canada’s Co-operative Province”: Individualism and Mutualism in a Settler Society, 1905-2005. Brett Fairbairn  (76 p., Occasional Paper), 2005. PDF

“An Educational Institution of Untold Value” : The Evolution of the Co-operative College of Canada, 1953-1987. Jodi Crewe (57 p., Occasional Paper), 2001. PDF

Canadian Co-operatives in the Year 2000: Memory, Mutual Aid, and the Millennium. Brett Fairbairn, Ian MacPherson, and Nora Russell, editors. (341 p., Book), 2000. PDF

The Meaning of Rochdale: The Rochdale Pioneers and the Co-operative Principles. Brett Fairbairn (60 p., Occasional Paper), 1994. PDF

Farmers, Capital, and the State in Germany, c 1860-1914. Brett Fairbairn (36 p., Occasional Paper), 1991. PDF

A History of Saskatchewan Co-operative Law: 1900 to 1960. Donald Mullord, Christopher Axworthy, and David Liston (72 p., Occasional Paper), 1988. PDF

Prairie Populists and the Idea of Co-operation, 1910-1945. David Laycock (48 p., Occasional Paper), 1985.
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Co-operatives – International

Historical Retrospective on the Conversion and Multinationalization of Dakota Growers Pasta Company: A Critical Discourse Analysis. Thomas Gray, Curt Stofferahn, and Patricia Hipple (112 p., Occasional Paper) 2014. PDF

Between Solidarity and Profit: The Agricultural Transformation Societies in Spain (1940–2000). Candido Roman Cervantes (26 p.), 2008. PDF

Data Collection in the Co-operative Sector and Other Business Statistics in Canada and the United States. Angela Wagner and Cristine de Clercy (224 p., Occasional Paper), 2006. PDF

Globalization and Co-operatives. William Coleman (6 x 9, 24 p.), 2006. PDF

International Seminar on Legislation for Farmer Co-operatives in China: A Canadian Perspective. Daniel Ish, Bill Turner, and Murray Fulton (22 p.), 2006. PDF

Co-operative Membership and Globalization: New Directions in Research and Practice. Brett Fairbairn and Nora Russell, eds. (320 p.. Book), 2004. PDF

Is It the End of Utopia? The Israeli Kibbutz at the Twenty-First Century. Uriel Leviatan (36 p.), 2003. PDF

Against All Odds: Explaining the Exporting Success of the Danish Pork Co-operatives. Jill Hobbs (40 p.), 2001. PDF

Co-operative Organization in Rural Canada and the Agricultural Co-operative Movement in China: A Comparison. Zhu Shufang and Leonard P. Apedaile (56 p., Occasional Paper) 1998. PDF

The Co-operative Movement: An International View. S.K. Saxena (20 p., Occasional Paper), 1993.

Farmers, Capital, and the State in Germany, c 1860–1914. Brett Fairbairn (36 p., Occasional Paper), 1991. PDF

Co-operatives and Social Democracy: Elements of the Norwegian Case. Finn Aage Ekelund (42 p., Occasional Paper), 1986.

A New Model for Producer Co-operatives in Israel. Abraham Daniel (54 p., Occasional Paper), 1986.
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Co-operatives – Management

The Management of Co-operatives: Developing a Postsecondary Course. Leezann Freed- Lobchuk, Vera Goussaert, Michael Benarroch, and Monica Juarez Adeler (37 p., Research Report), 2011. PDF

Living the Dream: Membership and Marketing in the Co-operative Retailing System. Brett Fairbairn (288 p., Book), 2003.Rural Co-operatives and Sustainable Development. Michael Gertler. (30 p.), 2001.  PDF

Labour Relations in Co-operatives. Kurt Wetzel and Daniel G. Gallagher (30 p., Occasional Paper), 1987.

The Management of Co-operatives: A Bibliography.
Lou Hammond Ketilson, Bonnie Korthuis, and Colin Boyd (144 p., Occasional Paper), 1987.

Co-operatives and Their Employees: Towards a Harmonious Relationship. Christopher Axworthy (82 p., Occasional Paper), 1985.
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Co-operatives – Marketing

Co-operative Marketing Options for Organic Agriculture. Jason Heit and Michael Gertler (136 p., Research Report), 2009. PDF

Innovations in Co-operative Marketing and Communications. Leslie Brown (6 x 9, 26 p.), 2006. PDF

Living the Dream: Membership and Marketing in the Co-operative Retailing System. Brett Fairbairn (288 p., Book), 2004. $20
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Co-operatives – Membership

Community Conversations about the Good Food Junction Co-operative. Emily Hurd. (43 p., Research Report), 2012. PDF

Co-operative Membership: Issues and Challenges. Bill Turner (16 p. $5), 2006. PDF

Co-operative Membership as a Complex and Dynamic Social Process. Michael Gertler (28 p.), 2006. PDF

Co-operative Membership and Globalization: New Directions in Research and Practice. Brett Fairbairn and Nora Russell, eds. (320 p., Book), 2004. $20 PDF

Living the Dream: Membership and Marketing in the Co-operative Retailing System. Brett Fairbairn (288 p., Book), 2003. $20

Making Membership Meaningful: Participatory Democracy in Co-operatives. The International Joint Project on Co-operative Democracy (356 p.), 1995. $15

Patronage Allocation, Growth, and Member Well-Being in Co-operatives. Jeff Corman and Murray Fulton (48 p., Occasional Paper), 1989.
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Co-operatives – Moral and Ethical Aspects

Revisiting the Role of Co-operative Values and Principles: Do They Act to Include or Exclude? Lou Hammond Ketilson (22 pp.), 2006. PDF

Co-operative Social Responsibility: A Natural Advantage? Andrea Harris (30 p.), 2006. PDF



Co-operatives – Public Policy

Building a Federal Policy Framework and Program in Support of Community Economic Development. Kirsten Bernas and Brendan Reimer (56 p., Research Report), 2011. PDF

Municipal Government Support of the Social Economy Sector. Jenny Kain, Emma Sharkey, and Robyn Webb (68 p., Research Report, co-published with the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance), 2010. PDF

Enabling Policy Environments for Co-operative Development: A Comparative Experience. Monica Juarez Adeler (40 p., Research Report), 2009. PDF

Balancing Act: Crown Corporations in a Successful Economy. Brett Fairbairn (16 p.), 1997. PDF

Farm Interest Groups and Canadian Agricultural Policy. Barry Wilson, David Laycock, and Murray Fulton (44 p., Occasional Paper), 1988.

Co-operative/Government Relations in Canada: Lobbying, Public Policy Development and the Changing Co-operative System. David Laycock (246 p., Occasional Paper), 1987. PDF
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Co-operatives — Retail

Community Conversations about the Good Food Junction Co-operative. Emily Hurd. (43 p., Research Report), 2012. PDF

The Impact of Retail Co-operative Amalgamations in Western Canada. Lou Hammond Ketilson, Roger Herman, and Dwayne Pattison (100 p., Occasional Paper), 2011. PDF

Building a Dream: The Co-operative Retailing System in Western Canada, 1928–1988. Brett Fairbairn (352 p., Book), 2004. $20

Cohesion, Consumerism, and Co-operatives: Looking ahead for the Co-operative Retailing System. Brett Fairbairn (26 p.), 2004. PDF

Living the Dream: Membership and Marketing in the Co-operative Retailing System. Brett Fairbairn (288 p., Book), 2004. $20
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Co-operatives – Saskatchewan

An Economic Impact Analysis of the Co-operative Sector in Saskatchewan: Update 1998. Roger Herman and Murray Fulton (64 p.), 2001. PDF

Rural Co-operatives and Sustainable Development. Michael Gertler. (30 p.), 2001.  PDF

The Social and Economic Importance of the Co-operative Sector in Saskatchewan. Lou Hammond Ketilson, Michael Gertler, Murray Fulton, Roy Dobson, and Leslie Polsom (244 p.), 1998. PDF

Saskatchewan Co-operatives: A Record of Community Development. Centre for the Study of Co-operatives (32 p.), 1992. (Out of Print)

The Co-operative Sector in Saskatchewan: A Statistical Overview. Louise Simbandumwe, Murray Fulton, and Lou Hammond Ketilson (54 p., Occasional Paper) 1991.

A History of Saskatchewan Co-operative Law: 1900 to 1960. Donald Mullord, Christopher Axworthy, and David Liston (72 p., Occasional Paper), 1988. PDF
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Credit Unions

An Economic Analysis of Microcredit Lending. Haotao Wu (208 pp., PhD Dissertation/Research Report), 2011. PDF

Economic Impact of Credit Unions on Rural Communities. Fortunate Mavenga (133 pp., MA Thesis/Research Report), 2011. PDF

Models for Effective Credit Union Governance: Maintaining Community Connections Following a Merger. Lou Hammond Ketilson and Kimberly Brown (82 pp., Occasional Paper), 2011. PDF

The SANASA Model: Co-operative Development through Micro-Finance. Ingrid Fischer, Lloyd Hardy, Daniel Ish, and Ian MacPherson (80 pp.), 1999. PDF

Credit Unions and Community Economic Development. Brett Fairbairn, Lou Hammond Ketilson, and Peter Krebs (32 pp.), 1997. PDF

Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires: Background, Market Characteristics, and Future Development. J.T. Zinger (26 pp., Occasional Paper), 1994. PDF




Health Care

Positive Aging for All: Is the Co-operative Model the Best Option for the Delivery of Elder-Care Services? Adegboyega Kazeem Lawal (36 pp. Research Report), 2015. PDF to come

Health in the Communities of Duck Lake and Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation. Julia Bidonde, Mark Brown, Catherine Leviten-Reid, and Erin Nicolas (53 pp., Research Report), 2013. PDF

Self-Directed Funding: An Evaluation of Self-Managed Contracts in Saskatchewan. Isobel M. Findlay and Anar Damji (I84 pp., Research Report), 2013. PDF

Individualized Funding: A Framework for Effective Implementation. Marsha Dozar, Don Gallant, Judy Hannah, Emily Hurd, Jason Newberry, Ken Pike, and Brian Salisbury (25 pp., Research Report), 2012. PDF

“A Place to Learn, Work, and Heal”: An Evaluation of Crocus Co-operative. Julia Bidonde and Catherine Leviten-Reid (64 pp., Research Report), 2011. PDF

Empowerment through Co-operation: Disability Inclusion via Multistakeholder Co-operative Development. Kama Soles (138 pp., MA Thesis/Research Report), 2011. PDF

Cypress Hills Ability Centres Inc.: Exploring Alternatives. Maria Basualdo and Chipo Kangayi (76 pp., Research Report), 2010. PDF

Exploring Key Informants’ Experiences with Self-Directed Funding. Nicola S. Chopin and Isobel M. Findlay (122 pp., Research Report), 2010. PDF

South Bay Park Rangers Employment Project for Persons Living with a Disability: A Case Study in Individual Empowerment and Community Interdependence. Isobel M. Findlay, Julia Bidonde, Maria Basualdo, and Alyssa McMurtry (46 pp., Research Report), 2009. PDF

The Role of Co-operatives in Health Care: National and International Perspectives. Report of an International Health Care Conference held in Saskatoon 28 October 2008. Prepared by Catherine Leviten-Reid (24 pp., Conference Report), 2009. PDF

Social Enterprises and the Ontario Disability Support Program: A Policy Perspective on Employing Persons with Disabilities. Gayle Broad and Madison Saunders (41 pp., Research Report), 2008. PDF

A New Vision for Saskatchewan: Changing Lives and Systems through Individualized Funding for People with Intellectual Disabilities. Karen Lynch and Isobel Findlay (138 pp., Research Report), 2008 PDF

The Case of the Saint-Camille Care and Services Solidarity Co-operative and Its Impact on Social Cohesion. Genevieve Langlois, with the collaboration of Patrick De Bortoli and under the guidance of Jean-Pierre Girard and Benoit Levesque (96 pp., Occasional Paper), 2006. PDF

Community-Based Models of Health Care: A Bibliography. Lou Hammond Ketilson and Michael Quennell (62 pp., Occasional Paper), 1990.

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Impact of Co-operatives and Social Enterprises

Co-operatives for Sustainable Communities: Tools to Measure Co-operative Impact and Performance. Ed. L. Brown, C. Carini, J. Gordon Nembhard, L. Hammond Ketilson, E. Hicks, J. Mcnamara, S. Novkovic, D. Rixon, and R. Simmons (6 x 9, 388 pp., co-published with Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada), 2015

A Global Market in the Heart of Winnipeg: Measuring and Mapping the Social and Cultural Development of Food in the Central Market for Global Families. Kaeley Wiseman, Jino Distasio, and Raymond Ngarboui (84pp., Research Report), 2014. PDF

Mapping Social Capital in a Network of Community Development Organizations: The South West Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Organizational Network. Jason Heit (70 pp., Research Report), 2012. PDF

Economic Impact of Credit Unions on Rural Communities. Fortunate Mavenga (133 pp., MA Thesis/Research Report), 2011. PDF

Measuring and Mapping the Impact of Social Economy Enterprises: The Role of Co-ops in Community Popula­tion Growth. Chipo Kangayi, Rose Olfert, and Mark Partridge (42 pp., Research Report), 2008. PDF

An Economic Impact Analysis of the Co-operative Sector in Saskatchewan: Update 1998. Roger Herman and Murray Fulton (64 pp.), 2001. PDF

The Social and Economic Importance of the Co-operative Sector in Saskatchewan. Lou Hammond Ketilson, Michael Gertler, Murray Fulton, Roy Dobson, and Leslie Polsom (244 pp.), 1998. PDF

The Co-operative Sector in Saskatchewan: A Statistical Overview. Louise Simbandumwe, Murray Fulton, and Lou Hammond Ketilson (54 pp., Occasional Paper) 1991.

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New Generation Co-operatives

The Role of Social Cohesion in the Adoption of Innovation and Selection of Organizational Form. Roger Herman (60 pp., Research Report) 2003. PDF

Choice of Organizational Form in Farmer-Owned Enterprises. Roger Herman (166 pp., MA Thesis), 2003. PDF

Historical Retrospective on the Conversion and Multinationalization of Dakota Growers Pasta Company: A Critical Discourse Analysis. Thomas Gray, Curt Stofferahn, and Patricia Hipple (112 pp., Occasional Paper) 2014. PDF

New Generation Co-operative Development in Canada.
Murray Fulton (23 pp.), 2001. PDF

New Generation Co-operatives: Key Steps in the Issuance of Securities and the Secondary Trade. Brenda Stefanson, Ian McIntosh, and Dean Murrison (27 pp.), 2001. PDF

New Generation Co-operatives and the Law in Saskatchewan. Chad Haaf and Brenda Stefanson (14 pp.), 2001. PDF

NGCs: Resource Materials for Business Development Professionals and Agricultural Producers (160 pp.), 2001. PDF

New Generation Co-operatives: Opportunities in Agricultural Processing. Brenda Stefanson (Resource kit including video and two Centre booklets on NGCs), 1997. (Out of Print)

New Generation Co-operatives: Responding to Changes in Agriculture. Brenda Stefanson and Murray Fulton (16 pp.), 1997. PDF

New Generation Co-operatives: Rebuilding Rural Economies. Brenda Stefanson, Murray Fulton, and Andrea Harris (24 pp.), 1995. PDF
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People with Disabilities and Co-operatives/Social Economy Enterprises

Self-Directed Funding: An Evaluation of Self-Managed Contracts in Saskatchewan. Isobel M. Findlay and Anar Damji (I84 pp., Research Report), 2013. PDF

Individualized Funding: A Framework for Effective Implementation. Marsha Dozar, Don Gallant, Judy Hannah, Emily Hurd, Jason Newberry, Ken Pike, and Brian Salisbury (25 pp., Research Report), 2012. PDF

Empowerment through Co-operation: Disability Inclusion via Multistakeholder Co-operative Development. Kama Soles (138 pp., MA Thesis/Research Report), 2011. PDF

“A Place to Learn, Work, and Heal”: An Evaluation of Crocus Co-operative. Julia Bidonde and Catherine Leviten-Reid (64 pp., Research Report), 2011. PDF

Cypress Hills Ability Centres Inc.: Exploring Alternatives. Maria Basualdo and Chipo Kangayi (76 pp., Research Report), 2010. PDF

Exploring Key Informants’ Experiences with Self-Directed Funding. Nicola S. Chopin and Isobel M. Findlay (122 pp., Research Report), 2010. PDF

South Bay Park Rangers Employment Project for Persons Living with a Disability: A Case Study in Individual Empowerment and Community Interdependence. Isobel M. Findlay, Julia Bidonde, Maria Basualdo, and Alyssa McMurtry (46 pp., Research Report), 2009. PDF

Social Enterprises and the Ontario Disability Support Program: A Policy Perspective on Employing Persons with Disabilities. Gayle Broad and Madison Saunders (41 pp., Research Report), 2008. PDF

A New Vision for Saskatchewan: Changing Lives and Systems through Individualized Funding for People with Intellectual Disabilities. Karen Lynch and Isobel Findlay (138 pp., Research Report), 2008 PDF

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Social Cohesion

Social Cohesion through Market Democratization: Alleviating Legitimation Deficits through Co-operation. Rob Dobrohoczki (68 pp., Occasional Paper), 2008. PDF

The Case of the Saint-Camille Care and Services Solidarity Co-operative and Its Impact on Social Cohesion. Genevieve Langlois, with the collaboration of Patrick De Bortoli and under the guidance of Jean-Pierre Girard and Benoit Levesque (96 pp., Occasional Paper), 2006. PDF

The Role of Social Cohesion in the Adoption of Innovation and Selection of Organizational Form. Roger Herman (60 pp., Research Report), 2003. PDF

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Social Economy

For all publications relating to social economy enterprises, click here.

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Sustainability

Co-operatives and Three-Dimensional Sustainability. Carolin Schröder (40pp., Occasional Paper), 2014. PDF



Women in Co-operatives

Through the Eyes of Women: What a Co-operative Can Mean in Supporting Women During Confinement and Integration. Isobel M. Findlay, James Popham, Patrick Ince, and Sarah Takahashi (116 pp., Research Report), 2013. PDF

Networking Diversity: Including Women and Other Under-Represented Groups in Co-operatives. Myfanwy Van Vliet (24 pp., Research Report), 2006. PDF

Revisiting the Role of Co-operative Values and Principles: Do They Act to Include or Exclude? Lou Hammond Ketilson (22 pp.), 2006. PDF

Proceedings of the Women in Co-operatives Forum, 7-8 November 1997, Moose Jaw, SK (112 pp.), 1998.

Research for Action: Women in Co-operatives. Leona Theis and Lou Hammond Ketilson (98 pp.), 1994. PDF



Worker Co-operatives

Worker Co-operative Development in Saskatchewan: The Promise, the Problems, and the Prospects. Mitch Diamantopoulos and April Bourgeois (8 1/2 x 11, 80 pp., Research Report), 2014  PDF

The Future of Worker Co-operatives in Hostile Environments: Some Reflections from Down Under. Allan Halladay and Colin Peile (94 pp., Occasional Paper), 1989.

Worker Co-operatives and Worker Ownership: Issues Affecting the Development of Worker Co-operatives in Canada. Christopher Axworthy and David Perry (100 pp., Occasional Paper), 1988.

Worker Co-operatives: An International Bibliography/ Coopératives de Travailleurs: Une Bibliographie Inter-nationale. Rolland LeBrasseur, Alain Bridault, David Gallingham, Gérard Lafrenière, and Terence Zinger (76 pp., Occasional Paper), 1987.

Employment Co-operatives: An Investment in Innovation. Proceedings of the Saskatoon Worker Co-operative Conference. Skip McCarthy, ed. (288 pp., Occasional Paper), 1985.

Worker Co-operatives in Mondragon, the U.K., and France: Some Reflections. Christopher Axworthy (100 pp., Occasional Paper), 1985.
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Youth

Youth Involvement in Irish Credit Unions: A Case Study. Victoria Morris (84 pp., Occasional Paper), 2015. PDF to come.

International Students in Saskatchewan: Policies, Programs, and Perspectives. Joe Garcea and Neil Hibbert (92pp., Research Report), 2014. PDF

Engaging Youth in Community Futures: The Rural Youth Research Internship Project. David Thompson and Ashleigh Sauvé (56 pp., Research Report), 2011. PDF
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