Seizing Control

Lee Egerstrom

ISBN: 978-1-883477-14-1
Order Number: LOP141
Price: $29.95

Seizing Control assess changes twelve international authorities see occurring in the global food system. Dr. Douglass C. North watches viability of existing business forms (Noble Prize 1993, Prof. Economics & History, Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO); Dr. David Hughes (Wye College, Univ of London) examines product differentiation and countervailing power rising from consumers; Lee Egerstrom details the disaster of horizontal expansion. Drs. Roel Jaap in 't Veld (Utrecht Univ.) and Vernon Ruttan (U MN) assess cooperative strengths when approaching change.

Drs. Jesper Strandskov (Aarhus Univ., Denmark), Jerker Nilsson, (Uppsala Univ., Sweden), Werner Grosskopf, (Univ. of Hohenheim, Germany), and Michael Cook (U of MO) offer perspectives on cooperatives and changes occurring in their countries; Drs. Arie van der Zwan (Nijenrode Univ.) and Van Dijk (Director, Netherlands National Cooperative Council) discuss how expansion and international markets are dislocating local labor markets while summarizing opportunities experts see for local people.

200 pages, 1996, 6"x 9", hardcover


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