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Worker-Owned Cooperatives in Marginalized Communities: Incompatibility and Innovation

Worker-Owned Cooperatives in Marginalized Communities: Incompatibility and Innovation
By Princie Reza 

Supervised by Justin Podur

A Major Paper submitted to the Faculty of Environmental Studies in partial fulfillment of the
requirements for the degree in Master in Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto,
Ontario, Canada. July 2017

This paper examines the sufficiency of the worker cooperative model in addressing
precarious employment within marginalized communities with a specific focus on immigrant and
low-income South Asian immigrant women in Ontario.