AFSC19H3: Community-Driven Development: Cooperatives, Social Enterprises and the Black Social Economy

This course introduces students to alternative business institutions (including cooperatives, credit unions, worker-owned firms, mutual aid, and social enterprises) to challenge development. It investigates the history and theories of the solidarity economy as well as its potential contributions to local, regional and international socio-economic development. There will be strong experiential education aspects in the course to debate issues. Students analyze case studies with attention paid to Africa and its diaspora to combat exclusion through cooperative structures.

Same as IDSC19H3

AFSA01H3 or IDSA01H3 or POLB90H3 or permission of the instructor
Social and Behavioural Sciences
University-Based Experience