JOURNAL OF RURAL COOPERATION

Volume 41 No. 2 (2013) archives

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. ARTICLES

FROM AGRARIAN TO GLOBAL VALUES: HOW 20TH CENTURY U.S. AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVES CAME TO TERMS WITH AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRIALIZATION

Julie A. Hogeland

Abstract
97

COOPERATIVES AND POVERTY REDUCTION: A LITERATURE REVIEW

Nana Afranaa Kwapong and Markus Hanisch

Abstract
114

EXAMINING ECONOMIES OF SCALE FOR FARMER COOPERATIVES IN CHINA'S SHANXI PROVINCE

Jing Liu and DeeVon Bailey

Abstract
147

MEMBER WILLINGNESS TO INVEST IN AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVES IN SHAANXI PROVINCE, CHINA

Lijia Wang and Xuexi Huo

Abstract
176

MOBILIZATION OF PERSONAL SAVINGS AMONG MICROFINANCE-PARTICIPATING HOUSEHOLDS: A SURVEY IN WEST BENGAL, INDIA

Amit Kundu

Abstract
199

Published on behalf of the Center for Agricultural Economic Research
by the Hebrew University Magnes Press

The Journal of Rural Cooperation (JRC) welcomes articles, research reports and notes dealing with cooperatives and related rural organizations in developed and less developed countries. Topics of particular interest are cooperatives facing trends of globalization and privatization, the web of cooperative-community relationships, and cooperatives as part of such broader systems as mainstream economics, economies in transition, the social economy or related alternative paradigms.

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