Journal of Co-operative Studies

The Journal of Co-operative Studies is a peer-reviewed international journal published by the UK Society for Co-operative Studies and distributed in Canada co-operation with the Canadian Association of Studies in Co-operation (CASC) and in Ireland in co-operation with the Irish Society for Co-operative Studies.

The editors welcome contributions on most aspects of co-operation, co-operative management, governance and leadership, and related subject areas, in relation to a range of co-operative sectors. This includes worker, consumer, retail, housing, credit, insurance, information technology, environmental and other forms of co-operative endeavour; international co-operation; and other sectors within the social economy, including mutual businesses, co-operative banks and building societies, community businesses, and member-based non-profits. The Journal also accepts submissions on agricultural co-operation, but is conscious that there are other co-operative journals more relevant to this sector.

While one role of the Journal is the dissemination of the results of research, we are keen to ensure that its contents should also reflect the role of the UK Society for Co-operative Studies in acting as a bridge between theory and practice in advancing knowledge and understanding of co-operation.

Submission guidelines for authors

Submissions to: The Editor, Journal of Co-operative Studies

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