MIT's Community-Owned Enterprise and Civic Participation course

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.  Lynn Benander and Shakoor Anjawani of the Cooperative Development Institute present MIT Urban Studies and Planning 11.954: Community-Owned Enterprise and Civic Participation.  Readings.  Assignments.  Seminars.