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Discovery of Cooperation
NOVEMBER 2004 No.148

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PREFACE
Over the idea on illusory collaboration SHIMAMURA Hiroshi 2
OVERSEAS WRITINGS & REPORTS
Report of Revisiting the Social Enterprise Sunderland(2) NAKAGAWA Yuichiro 4
From Local to Complementary Currencies: New Challenges in Europe HIROTA Hiroyuki 12
Achieving Quality in Residential Care: the developing agenda for Old People's Homes in Britain Dianne Willcocks 17
National Event of AARP OKAYASU Kisaburo 27
COOP PLAZA
Fresh Suggestion on the Structural Reform of Co-operative System in Japan IWAMI Takashi 33
Men and Men, Men and Society: How are they connected with each other? YAMAMOTO Kenji 37
ILO PROVISIONAL RECORD 2001
Provisional Record, Report of the Committee on the Promotion on Cooperatives (summary)-2- SHIMAMURA Hiroshi 43
RECORD OF MADAM'S EXPERIENCE -6-
Youth in Fiji FUJII Yuka 60
*News from the Union FURUMURA Nobuhiro 65
*News from the Institute KIKUCHI Ken 66
*News from "2004 National Gathering of Cooperative" 67
*Diary/Editors Comment

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Discovery of Cooperation
OCTOBER 2004 No.147

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PREFACE
There is No Sky on Tokyo. There is No Society in Japan. TOMIZAWA Kenji 2
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM - the 25th ANNIVERSARY of JWCU
Toward Realization of Decent Work - Calling for Workers' Cooperatives Legislation 4
Solidarity Address SASAMORI Kiyoshi 5
Decent Work and Cooperatives An ILO Perspective Jurgen Schwettmann 8
Employment creation and local development : the strategy of the UK co-operative movement Helen Seymour 14
Realization of Decent Work by Solidarity based on Community NAKAJIMA Shigeru 22
Necessity of Entrepreneurship KAWAMURA Kotaro 26
Workers Coop Law Brings New Way of Working KANNO Masazumi 29
Discussion 33
COOP PLAZA
The Present Stage Arrived at and the Strategic Problems of Co-operative
Sector in Japan
HORIKOSHI Yoshiaki 40
OVERSEAS WRITINGS & REPORTS
From Local to Complementary Currencies: New Challenges in Europe HIROTA Hiroyuki 48
RECORD OF MADAM'S EXPERIENCE -5-
Village in Fiji FUJII Yuka 52
*News from the Union FURUMURA Nobuhiro 57
*News from the Institute KIKUCHI Ken 58
*News from "2004 National Gathering of Cooperative" 60
*Diary/Editors Comment

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Discovery of Cooperation
September 2004 No.146

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PREFACE
Youth's suffering creates a job ` Bakery business in where young people are ` SATO Yosaku 2
HOUSES FOR LIF AND WELL-BEING (1)
A Dream of Building Houses for Life and Well-Being
gRevitalization of Housing Complex and Urban Problemsh
UEMURA Hajime 4
OVERSEAS WRITINGS & REPORTS
Report of Revisiting the Social Enterprise Sunderland(1) NAKAGAWA Yuichiro 13
Care Workers Cooperatives in the European Union Jurgen Schwettmann Translated by KANNO Masazumi 20
Co-operative Care Solutions ? a brief overview of developments in the UK Helen Seymour Translated by GEMBA Mami 22
Report on ICA Regional Co-operative Youth Seminar 2004 TOGUCHI Masaya 26
COOP PLAZA
Visiting Report: NPO gShigoto-Yuyuh SUZUKI Takeshi 30
Tribute to Mr. Sven Ake Book NAKAGAWA Yuichiro 34
RECORD OF MADAM'S EXPERIENCE -4-
Water Problem in Fiji FUJII Yuka 48
ILO PROVISIONAL RECORD 2001
Provisional Record, Report of the Committee on the Promotion on Cooperatives (summary)-1- SHIMAMURA Hiroshi 40
*News from the Institute KIKUCHI Ken 58
*Diary/Editors Comment

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Discovery of Cooperation
August 2004 No.145

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PREFACE
Making Social Solidarity Network Supporting Job Creation KANNO Masazumi 2
"REVITALIZATION OF COMMUNITIES / JOB CREATION" 7.24 MEETING
Labor Power Policy Expanding Unstable Employment and Job Creation KINOSHITA Hideto 4
Legislation for Social Establishment of Worker-managed Business YOSHIMIYA Sogo 8
Expectation for Workers' Cooperative HORIUCHI Mitsuko 11
"Creative" Cooperative Movement HORIKOSHI Yoshiaki 14
COOP PLAZA
Thoughts from "Discovery of Cooperation" No.144 TAKECHI Shojin 19
STUDY MEETING
Social Enterprise and Regeneration of Community NAKAGAWA Yuichiro 21
KYUSYU & YAMAGUCHI REGIONAL MEMBERS' MEETING
2nd Cabinet headed by Silvio Berlusconi and an Attempt to Control Co-operative Movements in Italy YOSHIDA Shozo 34
OVERSEAS WRITINGS & REPORTS
The Budapest Declaration / Building European civil society through community development OKAYASU Kisaburo 42
RECORD OF MADAM'S EXPERIENCE -3-
Mathematics in Fiji FUJII Yuka 48
*News from the Union FURUMURA Nobuhiro 54
*News from the Institute KIKUCHI Ken 55
*News from "2004 National Gathering of Cooperation" 56
*Diary/Editors Comment

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Discovery of Cooperation
July 2004 No.144

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PREFACE
Seeing@the Rainbow TABUCHI Naoko 2
POLICY ON REVITALIZATION OF COMMUNITIES / JOB CREATION
Proposing "Policy on Revitalization of Communities / Job Creation" KANNO Masazumi 4
Policy on Revitalization of Communities / Job Creation JWCU 12
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The 13th Annual General Meeting of JICR 20
BOOK REVIEW
Meeting with Slow Way of Work NAKAGAWA Yuichiro 42
OVERSEAS WRITINGS & REPORTS
Message for 82nd International Co-operative Day
EICA 50
EUN 52
EILO 53
"World Commission on the Social Dimension of Globalization" and Discussion in ILO 54
RECORD OF MADAM'S EXPERIENCE -2-
Education of Fiji FUJII Yuka 57
*News from the Union FURUMURA Nobuhiro 63
*News from the Institute KIKUCHI Ken 64
*News from "2004 National Gathering of Cooperation" 65
*Diary/Editors Comment

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Discovery of Cooperation
June 2004 No.143

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PREFACE
Proposing "Revitalization Community / Job Creation" Policy and Campaign KANNO Masazumi 2
PUBLIC SERVICES and COOPERATIVE-WORK
Outsourcing in Public Services and the Reform of the Public Tender System MUTO Hiromi 4
Discussion 16
OVERSEAS WRITINGS & REPORTS
Social Enterprises and Social Cooperatives Revitalize Communities --Case Studies in Europe OKAYASU Kisaburo 22
Message to the Japanese Workers' Co-operative Union's 25th General Assembly
ICA 33
ILO 34
ICAROAP 35
CICOPA 35
UCMTA 37
Lega Coop 38
ICOSI 39
Sharing House of the Anglican Church in Korea 40
AARP 41
BOOK REVIEW
Meeting with Slow Way of Work NAKAGAWA Yuichiro 42
RECORD OF MADAM'S EXPERIENCE
General Situation of Fiji FUJII Yuka 45
*News from the Union FURUMURA Nobuhiro 50
*News from the Institute KIKUCHI Ken 51
*Diary/Editors Comment

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Discovery of Cooperation
May 2004 No.142

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PREFACE
Let's Pay Attention to Social Enterprises NAKAGAWA Yuichiro 2
SYMPOSIUM on the TAXI COMPANY MANAGEMENT by TAXI WORKERS and the DIRECTION in its DEVELOPMENT
Mateship Address NAGATO Yuzo 4
Keynote Speech TAKANO Osamu 9
Case Study 1 HIROSE Hayami 15
Case Study 2 OHTA Takao 19
Case Study 3 KON Hidemichi 22
Discussion 29
INTERVIEW
Integrating an Associated Work and an Employed Work into One Movement ITOH Akinobu 43
OVERSEAS WRITINGS & REPORTS
Revision to the Co-operative Law - The Italian Experience Mauro Iengo @@@Translated by SHIMAMURA Hiroshi 48
Joint Manifest -to Promote the Culture against the War Platform- by the Union, NGO and Madrid Social Forum (UCMTA) Translated by GEMBA Mami 52
PUBLIC SERVICES and COOPERATIVE-WORK
Practice by UNCHU-SHA KOGURE Midori 53
*News from the Union FURUMURA Nobuhiro 64
*News from the Institute KIKUCHI Ken 65
*Diary/Editors Comment

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Discovery of Cooperation
April 2004 No.141

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PREFACE
Isuue on Japanese Hostage in Iraq SUZUKI Takeshi 2
SAFETY NET
Peoplefs solidarity and cooperation make social safety nets for their livelihood ABE Makoto 4
SYMPOSIUM ON A NEW WAY OF WORKING IN KAWASAKI
Revitalization of local economy through agricultural renascence KUROSAWA Kenji 22
OVERSEAS WRITINGS & REPORTS
Proposals for a Community Interest Company in the UK OKAYASU Kisaburo 32
Marburger Hefte zum Genossenschaften SHIMAMURA Hiroshi 40
COMMUNITY BUSINESS
Regain ganimationh in a community SUZUKI Hidetaka 48
*News from the Union FURUMURA Nobuhiro 57
*News from the Institute KIKUCHI Ken 58
*News from "2004 National Gathering of Cooperation" NITTA Makoto 59
*Diary/Editors Comment

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Discovery of Cooperation
March 2004 No.140

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PREFACE
Reform of Bidding System KIKUCHI Ken 2
CO-WORK GROUP MEETING in SAITAMA
New Jobs and A New Way of Work in the Steady-state Society HIROI Yoshinori 4
PUBRIC SERVICES and COOPERTIVE-WORK
Practice and Exercise of After-school Care for Children SANADA Yutaka 23
Services of After-school Care Running by Workersf Cooperatives SETSURKU Akihiko 36
OVERSEAS WRITINGS & REPORTS
Press Perease on "Common Co-operative Agenda" by ICA and ILO Translated by GEMBA Mami 45
Memorandum of Understanding between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Cooperative Alliance(ICA) Translated by KANNO Masazumi 48
Promoting Decent Work and Reducing Poverty in Rural Areas through Cooperatives
A Common Cooperative Agenda for ILO/ICA Joint Action
Translated by KANNO Masazumi 50
ROUND-TABLE TALK
Meeting with Slow Way of Work HORIUCHI Mitsuko
TANAKA Natsuko
SUGIMOTO Kazumi
54
*News from the Union FURUMURA Nobuhiro 68
*News from the Institute KIKUCHI Ken 69
*Diary/Editors Comment

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Discovery of Cooperation
February 2004 No.139

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PREFACE
Far beyond Worries FURUMURA Nobuhiro 2
STUDY MEETING : REPORTS on ITALIAN SOCIAL COOPERATIVES
The Process of the Development of the Italian Social Cooperative , Its Present Situation and Tasks TANAKA Natsuko 5
Seeking a Reasonable Provider in Fulfilling Welfare - A Subject of Italian Social Co-operatives ‚r‚t‚y‚t‚j‚h Tsutomu 25
Developing Youthsf Faculties and Workersf Co-operatives TAKANARITA Takeshi 29
Italian Cooperatives & Social Cooperatives standing on -the - spot of Cooperative-work GENDA Tomoaki 33
WORKERS' COOPERATIVE LEGISLATION
The Forth General Meeting of the Citizen Forum for Workersf Cooperative Legislation SHIMAMURA Hiroshi 42
OVERSEAS WRITINGS & REPORTS
The Old-age Housing Managing by the Cooperative in Hoting of Sweden GEMBA Mami 47
ICA Appeal on behalf of Iranian Co-operators (Summary) 53
Co-operative Corporations As a Response to Exclusion (5) Greg MacLeod Translated by NAKAGAWA Yuichiro 54
COOP PLAZA
A Report on the President of AARPfs Visit to Tokyo YOKOTA Yasuhiro 65
*News from the Union FURUMURA Nobuhiro 69
*News from the Institute KIKUCHI Ken 70
*News from "2004 National Gathering of Cooperation" NITTA Makoto 71
*Diary/Editors Comment

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Discovery of Cooperation
January 2004 No.138

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PREFACE
Sending Troops to Iraq and Undesirable Amendment to The Fundamental Law of Education NAKAGAWA Yuichiro 2
SYMPOSIUM ON A NEW WAY OF WORKING IN YOKOHAMA
Create Welfare Work and Revitalize Community 4
Keynote Speech of Prof. JINNO 13
ASSOCIATED WORK
Create with Taking, Reform with Creating TANAKA Natsuko 23
OVERSEAS WRITINGS & REPORTS
Social Cooperative in Italy 2001 33
COOP PLAZA
Present Circumstances of Farming and Situation of Mucha-cha-en Alive in Community KATAYAMA Motoharu 49
*News from the Institute KIKUCHI Ken 59
*Information 60
*Diary/Editors Comment

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