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dc.contributor.advisorFindlay, Lenen_US
dc.contributor.advisorFindlay, Isobelen_US
dc.creatorDiamantopoulos, Dimitrios (Mitch)en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-08-10T14:15:29Zen_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-01-04T04:52:24Z
dc.date.available2012-09-02T08:00:00Zen_US
dc.date.available2013-01-04T04:52:24Z
dc.date.created2011en_US
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.date.submitted2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10388/etd-08102011-141529en_US
dc.description.abstractThis study examines the development gap that has emerged between the co-operative sectors of the Canadian provinces of Québec and Saskatchewan since 1980. It harnesses historical research, textual analysis, and semi-structured interviews to better understand how some movements are able to regenerate their movements in the face of crisis. The study finds that the regeneration of the Québec movement reflects the concertation (concerted action) of social movement, sector, and state actors. Deeply rooted in a collectivist tradition of cultural nationalism and state corporatism, this democratic partnership supported the renovation and expansion of the co-operative development system in a virtuous spiral of movement agency, innovation, and regeneration. Concertation of social movement and state actors created momentum for escalating orders of joint-action, institution-building, and policy and program development. By contrast, the degeneration of the Saskatchewan movement reflects the decline of the agrarian economy and movement and a failure to effectively coordinate the efforts of emerging social movements and the state for development action. This has yielded a vicious spiral of movement inertia, under-development, and decline. Although green shoots are in evidence, regeneration efforts in Saskatchewan lag Québec’s progress in rebuilding the foundations for effective democratic partnership. The study concludes with a detailed comparison of these diverging movements, offering conclusions and recommendations for the repair of the Saskatchewan development system and the regeneration of its co-operative movement.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.subjectsolidarity economyen_US
dc.subjectsocial economyen_US
dc.subjectsocial movementsen_US
dc.subjectcommunity economic developmenten_US
dc.subjectCo-operativesen_US
dc.subjecteconomic democracyen_US
dc.titleGlobalization, social innovation, and co-operative development: A comparative analysis of Québec and Saskatchewan, 1980-2010.en_US
thesis.degree.departmentInterdisciplinary Studiesen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineInterdisciplinary Studiesen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Saskatchewanen_US
thesis.degree.levelDoctoralen_US
thesis.degree.nameDoctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)en_US
dc.type.materialtexten_US
dc.type.genreThesisen_US
dc.contributor.committeeMemberFairbairn, Bretten_US
dc.contributor.committeeMemberHammond Ketilson, Louen_US
dc.contributor.committeeMemberGertler, Michaelen_US
dc.contributor.committeeMemberQuigley, Timen_US
dc.contributor.committeeMemberHaiven, Larryen_US


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