Arctic cooperative development : theory and practice.

Creator: 

Boult, David A. (David Allan).

Date: 

1985

Abstract: 

This thesis examines the cooperative movement in Arctic Canada in terms of the degree to which the cooperatives have reinterpreted the cooperative ideology and assesses the constraints that have encouraged these alterations. Using concepts from literature and from Literature, an “ideal” is then used to examine the anthropological and sociological debates from within the cooperative This thesis examines the cooperative movement in Arctic Canada in terms of the degree to which the cooperatives have reinterpreted the cooperative ideology and assesses the constraints that have encouraged these alterations. Using concepts from literature and from Literature, an “ideal” is then used to examine the anthropological and sociological debates from within the cooperative is described. This model the Arctic cooperatives in order to elucidate their conformity to and deviations from the ideal. The impact of the cooperatives on the Lives of the Inuit is discussed in terms of the discontinuities they introduced with the traditional Inuit Lifestyle. The problems and constraints the cooperatives have encountered throughout their development are outlined. The results of this thesis illustrate the importance the cooperative movement has played in the lives of the Inuit in their attempts to become active and self-confidant participants in Canadian society. The thesis also serves as an important case-study in cooperative development and serves to change. further our understanding of social and cultural cooperative is described. This model the Arctic cooperatives in order to elucidate their conformity to and deviations from the ideal. The impact of the cooperatives on the Lives of the Inuit is discussed in terms of the discontinuities they introduced with the traditional Inuit lifestyle. The problems and constraints the cooperatives have encountered throughout their development are outlined. The results of this thesis illustrate the importance the cooperative movement has played in the lives of the Inuit in their attempts to become active and self-confidant participants in Canadian society. The thesis also serves as an important case-study in cooperative development and serves to further our understanding of social and cultural change. 

Subject: 

Cooperative Societies -- Canada, Northern
Inuit -- Canada -- Economic conditions

Language: 

English

Publisher: 

Carleton University

Thesis Degree Name: 

Master of Arts: 
M.A.

Thesis Degree Level: 

Master's

Thesis Degree Discipline: 

Anthropology

Parent Collection: 

Theses and Dissertations

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