Cooperatives: Principles and practices in the 21st century

Written by Kimberly A. Zueli and Robert Cropp, published by the University of Wisconsin, 2004.
This publication is the fourth and most extensive revision of the Marvin A. Schaars' text Cooperatives, Principles and Practices, University of Wisconsin Extension-Madison, Publication A1457, July 1980. What has come to be known simply as "the Schaars book. "was originally written in 1936 by Chris L. Christensen, Asher Hobson, Henry Bakken, R.K.

History of Housing Coops

Presented at NASCO Institute by Jim Jones (Collective Seeds Consulting Cooperative)

A history of group housing cooperatives in North America. A look at both student and community based cooperatives, starting in 1873 and continuing to the present. How did we all get here? Why aren't there co-ops like ours in other countries? What events in our country have influenced and affected our cooperatives?

BSC Welcome to the Co-ops - Video

Berkeley Student Cooperative "Welcome to the Co-ops" orientation video.

An introduction to the history of the Berkeley Student Cooperative and how cooperative living keeps costs low and builds communtiy.