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ERIC Number: ED133473
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-May
Reference Count: 0
Advising People about Cooperatives.
Kirkman, C. H., Jr.; Mohn, Paul O.
This document provides background and references for educational programs on cooperatives. Seven major topics are covered: Cooperatives Are Distinctive Business Corporations, Types of Cooperatives (such as agricultural, credit, housing, crafts, health, memorial association, fishing, forestry, recreation, labor, buying clubs, consumer, student, and legal services), Professional Workers' Approach to Organizing Cooperatives, Reacting to Requests, Answering Questions Most Likely to Be Asked, Sources of Additional Information (such as State level assistance and existing cooperative education and training programs), and a bibliography, which provides citations and sources for printed materials on developing, organizing, financing, and operating cooperatives. (HD)
Descriptors: Administration, Business, Cooperative Planning, Cooperatives, Educational Resources, Guidelines, Organization, Organizations (Groups), Planning, Program Development, Resource Materials, State Aid
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Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Extension Service (USDA), Washington, DC.; Farmer Cooperative Service (USDA), Washington, DC.