Prof. J. Phillip Thompson
This course will examine literature and practice regarding community-owned enterprise as an alternative means of increasing community participation and development. The use of cooperatives, credit unions, land trusts, and limited stock ownership enterprises for increasing community participation and empowerment will be examined.
Thompson, J.. 11.954 Community-Owned Enterprise and Civic Participation, Spring 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-954-community-owned-enterprise-and-civic-participation-spring-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA