The charter of artel as a form of legal regulation of traditional handicraft production in Russia in the early 20th century

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The article refers to the history of the legal regulation of the artel as one of traditional forms of collective organization of small-scale production, which acquired a new quality in terms of deployment of cooperative paradigm in the early 20th century. The author shows how the artel, not previously coordinated by the written law, obtained with adoption of the new model Charter the legal framework for associations which allowed to preserve guarantees of traditional values and at the same time created conditions to organize economic and legal relations of partnerships' members, capital and government.

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O A Zozulya

V.S. Chernomyrdin Moscow State Open University

The Department of History of Law and State


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