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consumers" co-operative movement

Sidney Webb

consumers" co-operative movement

by Sidney Webb

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Published by Longmans, Green in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Sidney and Beatrice Webb.
ContributionsWebb, Beatrice, 1858-1943.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 504p. ;
Number of Pages504
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22433052M

  Professor Gide undoubtedly ranks among the great leaders of co-operative thought in the world, and his book on " Consumers' Co-operative Societies" should be a source of information to all those co-operators who take a real interest in the working of their movement. The consumer co-operative movement in cross-national perspective: Britain and Sweden, c - Mary Hilson 6. The identity of co-operative and mutual enterprises and the political sociology of Emile Durkheim: an introduction - Stephen Yeo.

This book reassesses the impact of the co-operative movement on various communities in Britain during the period , providing a comprehensive account of the grass roots influence of co-operatives during both war and peace. That movement, known as the Consumer Co-operative movement, has in its philosophy and structure the framework upon which the political philosophy of democracy may well be molded into a living, vigorous way of life. Of late the growth of the movement has been spectacular.

  This book addresses a neglect of the Co-op in historical writings and business history. Fourteen chapters - loosely organised into the three themes of the postwar decline, ideologies and identities, and consumerism and material culture - address issues such as consumerism, links to other movements such as trade unions, international comparisons, the . ^ Gide, Charles; as translated from French by the Co-operative Reference Library, Dublin, "Consumers' Co-Operative Societies", Manchester: The Co-Operative Union Limited, ^ Potter, Beatrice, "The Co-operative Movement in Great Britain", London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., ^ Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution () ( paperback ed.).


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industrial revolution. The real co-operative movement can be credited to Rochdale Pioneers who established the co-operative consumer store in North England, which can be called as the first in the co-operative consumer movement. Around this time the co-operative movement was more at a practical level.

In Great Britain, Robert Owen (File Size: KB. The co-operative movement has played a notable role in the retail, wholesale, productive, political, educational and cultural life of Britain.

As a movement it has consciously represented consumer interests and has carried out work in the arena of consumer protection. However, its study has suffer. Books to Borrow. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library.

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This book is the first comprehensive history of consumerism as an organised social and political movement. Matthew Hilton offers a groundbreaking account of consumer movements, ideologies and organisations in twentieth-century Britain. With contributions from over 30 scholars, A Global History of Consumer Co-operation surveys the origins and development of the consumer co-operative movement from the mid-nineteenth century until the present day.

The contributions, covering the history of co-operation in different national contexts in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australasia, illustrate the wide variety of forms that consumer co-operatives. This thematically structured book about the British co-operative movement is a welcome addition to the field of co-operative studies and historical studies in g We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are.

Beginnings. The cooperative movement began in Europe in the 19th century, primarily in Britain and France. The Shore Porters Society claims to be one of the world's first cooperatives, being established in Aberdeen in (although it has since demutualized to become a private partnership).

The industrial revolution and the increasing mechanism of the economy. Consumer protection concerns the efforts of governments, not-for-profit organizations and activists to protect consumer rights, by taking into account consumers' needs and interests.

The scope of consumer protection covers measures against predatory pricing, abusive business practices, unfair business practices, fraud and misrepresentation. More: Co-operative Movement By This Author: CONSUMERS CO-OPERATIVE LEAGUE OF OREGON, INC. By This Publisher: (Portland): Consumers Co.

The consumer movement exercises a considerable influence on the socio-economic environment of business. In a country like India where there is a high percentage of illiteracy among people, where people are less informed and where critical goods are always in short supply, the Government has a significant role in safeguarding the interests of consumers by.

The consumer co-operative sector might also be promoted to protest-movement supporters as a model of ownership, responsible consum - er behaviour and fairness.Call for Papers - Towards a global history of the consumer co-operative movement Please see the call for papers below.

We would be very pleased to hear from researchers working on the history of consumer co-operation in any part of the world, in any period.The British cooperative movement formed the Co-operative Party in the early 20th century to represent members of consumers' cooperatives in Parliament, which was the first of its kind.

The Co-operative Party now has a permanent electoral pact with the Labour Party meaning someone cannot be a member if they support a party other than Labour.