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The wasted years? The Co-operative party during the 1930s

Angela Whitecross

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter focuses on the development of Co-operative Party policy in 1930s Britain, investigating the extent to which it advocated co-operative forms of ownership. Although the Co-operative and ... More


‘The unit of the co-operative movement … is a woman’: gender and the development of the co-operative business model in Britain

Rachael Vorberg-Rugh

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter traces the growth of Rochdale model consumer co-operatives in nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain, highlighting the ways in which gender shaped, complicated, and sometimes ... More


Learning to swim against the tide: crises and co-operative credibility – some international and historical examples

Anthony Webster, Linda Shaw, Rachael Vorberg-Rugh, John F. Wilson, and Ian Snaith

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter is concerned with how co-operatives cope with arguably the greatest threat to staking a claim to the economic mainstream: the crises which emerge from time to time within co-operatives ... More


History, citizenship and co-operative education, c. 1895–1930

Keith Vernon

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter analyses a series of issues around the nature and place of history and citizenship within formal co-operative education in the early twentieth century. It begins with a consideration of ... More


G. J. Holyoake (1807–1906): a resource for a journey of hope?

Stephen Yeo

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter explores life and ideas of George Jacob Holyoake, one of the leading figures of the British co-operative movement in the nineteenth century. An Owenite socialist and secularist who ... More


A question of neutrality? The politics of co-operation in north-east England, 1881–1926

Joan Allen

in Labour and Working-Class Lives: Essays To Celebrate the Life and Work of Chris Wrigley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995270
eISBN:
9781526128645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995270.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The Co-operative Party was formed in 1917, though its obvious links with the Labour Party were not formalised until the 1920s. Whilst this development has often been seen by historians, such as G. D. ... More


Introduction

Anthony Webster, Linda Shaw, and Rachael Vorberg-Rugh

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter provides an overview of recent trends in the global co-operative movement’s development, noting that after many years at the margins there is now a more promising climate for ... More


The Intellectual Genealogy of a Southern Protestant, c.1900–30

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In approaching the question of Hubert Butler's ‘intellectual genealogy’, this chapter evaluates and identifies his ‘selective kinship’ with certain Protestant activists from the Revival generation ... More


A continuing challenge: women and leadership in co-operatives

Barbara Rawlings and Linda Shaw

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter seeks to address the lack of academic research into the role of women in co-operative leadership, and surveys the current situation across the global movement, in both the developed and ... More


The re-emergence of the co-operative model for architects

Stephen McCusker

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter explores the development of co-operatives, collectives, and employee owned enterprises that provide architectural services in Britain, and the growth of such architectural practices, ... More


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