An Introduction to Cooperative Law

Chapter

Abstract

This chapter aims to provide an analytical and conceptual framework with which to understand cooperative law and undertake comparative investigation of this complex and fascinating area of law. Accordingly, it will not offer a detailed account of positive cooperative law—which, on the other hand, is the principal object of the following chapters of this book—but will rather concentrate on the main terminological and substantial issues that a modern and coherent theory of cooperative law is expected to deal with.

Keywords

Business Organization Legal Entity Cooperative Member Cooperative Enterprise Nonprofit Entity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Law DepartmentUniversity of MoliseCampobassoItaly
  2. 2.European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises - EURICSETrentoItaly

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