Cooperatives, Folk Schools, and Quaker Work Camps


Cooperatives

Consumers’ co-operative
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consumers%27_co-operative

Worker Cooperative
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worker_cooperative

Co-operative economics
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Co-operative_economics

United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Federation_of_Worker_Cooperatives

Notes on the Cooperative Workplace by Joyce Rothschile
https://memeinnovation.wordpress.com/2020/05/18/notes-on-the-cooperative-workplace-by-joyce-rothschild/


Folk Schools, Homesteads, Freedom Schools, and Schools of Living

Co-op Folk College to Open this Fall by Dave Sonquist
https://memeinnovation.wordpress.com/2020/05/17/co-op-folk-college-to-open-this-fall-by-dave-sonquist/

Prospectus for a Cooperative Work School by Dave Sonquist
https://memeinnovation.wordpress.com/2020/05/17/prospectus-for-a-cooperative-work-school-by-dave-sonquist/


The Folk School Alliance: a project of the Folk Education Association of America
http://folkschoolalliance.org/

A Brief History of Folk Schools
http://folkschoolalliance.org/a-brief-history-of-folk-schools/

John C. Campbell Folk School
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_C._Campbell_Folk_School

Deep Springs College
[FMB Note: DSC inspired the creation of Thoreau College.]
https://www.deepsprings.edu/

Thoreau College
[FMB Note: Evolved in collaboration with Driftless Folk School.]
https://www.thoreaucollege.org/

Driftless Folk School Catalog of Course Offerings from 2018
[FMB Note: There website is down as of 9am 6/4/2020, but their catalog pdf is available.]
http://driftlessfolkschool.org/wp-content/uploads/DFS18_Catalog_web.pdf

Folk High School
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Folk_high_school

Highlander Research and Education Center (aka Highlander Folk School)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Highlander_Research_and_Education_Center

Louise Strandness Gosho on the Idea of a Homestead at Circle Pines Center
https://memeinnovation.wordpress.com/2020/05/16/louise-strandness-gosho-on-the-idea-of-a-homestead-at-circle-pines-center/

Ralph Borsodi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralph_Borsodi

Heathcote Community and the Heathcote School of Living
http://www.heathcote.org/

Freedom Schools
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_Schools

Chicago Freedom School
https://chicagofreedomschool.org


Quaker Work Camps

Quaker Work Camp FAQ
https://quaker.org/legacy/qwi/workcamp/faq.html

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Alternative Theories of Education


Democratic Education – A. S. Neill

A. S. Neill
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._S._Neill

Summerhill: a radical approach to child rearing (book ay A. S. Neill)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summerhill_(book)


Folk School Education – Myles Horton

Myles Horton
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myles_Horton

The Long Haul (autobiography of Myles Horton)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Long_Haul_(autobiography)

“Horton pioneered many of the educational principles Paulo Freire would make famous worldwide in the 1980s.”


Pedagogy of the Oppressed – Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paulo_Freire

Pedagogy of the Oppressed
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedagogy_of_the_Oppressed

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List of Quaker Schools and Summer Camps

Quaker Summer Camps
http://www.quakers4re.org/quakercamps

List of Friends Schools
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Friends_schools

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Mainstream Sociology
A Challenge to the Democratic Workplace, School, and Summer Camp

Robert Michels
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Michels

Political Parties: A sociological study of the oligarchical tendencies of modern democracy (1911). by Robert Michels
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Political_Parties


Max Weber
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Weber

Max Weber Political Theory
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bureaucracy#Max_Weber

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