The Mondragon Cooperatives

This book about the Mondragon cooperatives in the Spanish Basque Country is a critical reflection on the origin and further development of one of the most highly-praised cooperative enterprises in the world.
Author(s):
Amanda Latinne
Series:
Publications on Labour Law
Volume:
3
book | published | 1st edition
July 2014 | x + 144 pp.

Paperback
€45.-


ISBN 9781780682518


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This book about the Mondragon cooperatives in the Spanish Basque Country is a critical reflection on the origin and further development of one of the most highly-praised cooperative enterprises in the world.

At a time when many people regard cooperative entrepreneurship as an ethically sound economic alternative to the traditional organization of companies and business, the author draws attention to the unavoidable impact of globalization which not only affects the workers’ involvement and participation in cooperative enterprises but also their employment itself.


About this book
‘This book provides interesting insights which have been ignored by other literature on cooperatives. [It] is recommended to everyone interested in the path to a more cooperative economy.’
Didier Caluwaerts in Sociologos (2015) 70.

Chapters

Table of Contents (p. 0)

Introduction (p. 1)

Chapter I. Genesis and ideology (p. 3)

Chapter II. The growth of MONDRAGON (p. 29)

Chapter III. The relation between the MONDRAGON Group and the trade unions (p. 53)

Final conclusion (p. 123)

Annex 1 (p. 127)

Annex 2 (p. 128)

Annex 3 (p. 129)

Bibliography (p. 131)

About the series:

Publications on Labour Law

The peer-reviewed series Publications on Labour Law, edited by the Research Group Social Competition and Law of Antwerp University, has a threefold objective: to spread high quality legal research; to raise the profile of the Research Group’s work; and to contribute to a consistent labour law.

By studying the corrective influence of labour law on the labour market, the constitutional emancipatory dimension and the homogenous analysis of legal phenomena, the series contributes to the preservation of a consistent protection based on labour law

Through information and explanation. the editorial board wishes to infuse the legislative, jurisprudential and doctrinal debate with an academic argument.
Editorial board: Jan Buelens, Daniël Cuypers, Johan Peeters, Kelly Reyniers, Marc Rigaux, Kim Van den Langenbergh and Anne Van Regenmortel.

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