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   * Bandini, Federica. {{:​source:​bandini-commonbound.pptx|CommonBound 2016 presentation on cooperatives in Emilia-Romagna}}. July 2016.   * Bandini, Federica. {{:​source:​bandini-commonbound.pptx|CommonBound 2016 presentation on cooperatives in Emilia-Romagna}}. July 2016.
-  * HancockMatt_{{:source:hancock-compete_to_cooperate.pdf|Compete to Cooperate: The Cooperative District ​of Imola}}_Bacchilega Editore2007.+  * CardinaleRoberto et al"​[Italian Social Cooperatives and Trade Unions in the Crisis Era](http://​www.ilo.org/​wcmsp5/​groups/​public/​---ed_dialogue/​---actrav/​documents/​meetingdocument/​wcms_234159.pdf)."​ Generazioni Legacoop Emilia-Romagna,​ date unknown. 
 +  * Dorigatti, Lisa. "{{{{:source:dorigatti-workers_cooperatives.ppt|Workers'​ cooperatives and the transformation ​of value chains: Exploiting institutional loopholes and reducing labour costs}}." Presentation at Cooperative Pathways Meeting, University of Padua. June 82017.
   * Fici, Antonio. "​{{:​source:​fici-cooperation_among_cooperatives.pdf|Cooperation among Cooperatives in Italian and Comparative Law}}."​ _Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity_ 4, no. 2 (2015).   * Fici, Antonio. "​{{:​source:​fici-cooperation_among_cooperatives.pdf|Cooperation among Cooperatives in Italian and Comparative Law}}."​ _Journal of Entrepreneurial and Organizational Diversity_ 4, no. 2 (2015).
     * Explores the legal implementation of the new ICA principle of cooperation among cooperatives,​ focusing on the Italian case     * Explores the legal implementation of the new ICA principle of cooperation among cooperatives,​ focusing on the Italian case
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     * Concludes by emphasizing three aspects of cooperation:​ laws "that promote inter-cooperation by incentivizing (rather than by obligating) cooperatives to integrate; that obligate cooperatives to contribute to the development of the cooperative movement and ensure that these compulsory contributions are used effectively in the interest of the cooperative movement; and, finally, that provide for a (secondary) cooperative as the default structure for integration"​     * Concludes by emphasizing three aspects of cooperation:​ laws "that promote inter-cooperation by incentivizing (rather than by obligating) cooperatives to integrate; that obligate cooperatives to contribute to the development of the cooperative movement and ensure that these compulsory contributions are used effectively in the interest of the cooperative movement; and, finally, that provide for a (secondary) cooperative as the default structure for integration"​
   * Fici, Antonio. "​{{:​source:​fici-financial_participation.pdf|Financial Participation by Employees in Co-operatives in Italy}}."​ The Co-operative College.   * Fici, Antonio. "​{{:​source:​fici-financial_participation.pdf|Financial Participation by Employees in Co-operatives in Italy}}."​ The Co-operative College.
 +  * Hancock, Matt. _[[:​source:​hancock-compete_to_cooperate|Compete to Cooperate: The Cooperative District of Imola]]_. Bacchilega Editore, 2007.
   * _{{:​source:​introduction_to_cooperation_emilia-romagna.pdf|An Introduction to Cooperation}}_. Confcooperative Emilia-Romagna.   * _{{:​source:​introduction_to_cooperation_emilia-romagna.pdf|An Introduction to Cooperation}}_. Confcooperative Emilia-Romagna.
     * Social co-ops, by law, provide: "a) educational ​  ​and ​  ​health services, ​ b)agricultural, ​ industrial, ​ commercial activities ​ directed ​ towards ​ the  employment of disadvantaged people"​ (4)     * Social co-ops, by law, provide: "a) educational ​  ​and ​  ​health services, ​ b)agricultural, ​ industrial, ​ commercial activities ​ directed ​ towards ​ the  employment of disadvantaged people"​ (4)
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     * Networks as "a space between market and hierarchy"​     * Networks as "a space between market and hierarchy"​
     * Competitive advantages of cooperative networking in adaptiveness,​ scale alongside local responsiveness,​ efficiency     * Competitive advantages of cooperative networking in adaptiveness,​ scale alongside local responsiveness,​ efficiency
 +  * Thomas, Antonio. "[The Rise of Social Cooperatives in Italy](http://​staging.community-wealth.org/​sites/​clone.community-wealth.org/​files/​downloads/​article-thomas.pdf)."​ _Voluntas_ 15, no. 3 (September 2004).
 +    * Points to the shortcomings of both public and private firms in providing welfare services.
 +    * Categorizes social co-ops as third-sector social enterprises (247).
 +    * The social co-op legislation,​ Law 381/1991, which distinguishes "​caring activities"​ (type A) and "​training activities"​ (type B). And three sets of stakeholders:​ lenders/​funders,​ beneficiaries/​users,​ volunteers (249). Also provisions for such stakeholders as financing, legal, administrative,​ honorary, governmental,​ etc. membership classes (249).
 +    * Exponential growth (249-50). Non-government clients account for about 8% of the revenues of the sector (250).
 +    * 50% of SCs (at this writing) were converted from other kinds of co-ops; 15.9% started as another kind of secular or religious association (253)
 +    * Surveys financing mechanisms available to social co-ops (257-)