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Utilitarianism and Co-operation

Donald H. Regan

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246091
eISBN:
9780191680922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246091.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book identifies and defines the features of traditional utilitarian theories which account for their appeal, demonstrates that no theory which is ‘exclusively act-oriented’ can have all the ... More


Introduction

David Miller

in Market, State, and Community: Theoretical Foundations of Market Socialism

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198278641
eISBN:
9780191599903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198278640.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Market socialism is an alternative both to the free‐market thinking of the libertarian Right and to the statist thinking of many socialists. It aims to combine the freedom and efficiency advantages ... More


Market Neutrality

David Miller

in Market, State, and Community: Theoretical Foundations of Market Socialism

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198278641
eISBN:
9780191599903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198278640.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Liberals often claim that the state should be neutral between individual conceptions of the good life, and use this claim to defend economic markets. Neutrality can refer to the reasons offered for ... More


Credit and Community: Working-Class Debt in the UK since 1880

Sean O'Connell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199263318
eISBN:
9780191718793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263318.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines credit in working class communities since 1880, focusing on forms of borrowing that were dependent on personal relationships and social networks. It provides an extended historical ... More


Gender Inequality and Theories of Justice

Amartya Sen

in Women, Culture, and Development: A Study of Human Capabilities

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289647
eISBN:
9780191596698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198289642.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Turning to concrete questions of justice for women, Sen introduces the issue of ‘co‐operative conflicts’ and argues that these conflicts are often rooted in traditional conceptions of women's role, ... More


Problems of Tribal Adjustment

S.C. Dube

in The Kamar

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077312
eISBN:
9780199081158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077312.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the problems of tribal adjustment brought about by the Kamars' cultural contacts. It notes that the Kamars would have to pay close attention to the four primary sources of ... More


Integrating the Working Class

James Hinton

in Women, Social Leadership, and the Second World War: Continuities of Class

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243297
eISBN:
9780191714054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243297.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the attempts of the national WVS leadership to reach out to working-class female activists, often against opposition from both the established middle-class social leaders in ... More


The International Co-operative Alliance and the consumer co-operative movement in northern Europe, c. 1860-1939

Mary Hilson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526100801
eISBN:
9781526135919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100801.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The consumer co-operative movement was one of the most important popular movements in inter-war Europe, but remains under-researched by historians in comparison to other social movements, especially ... More


Formal and informal co‐operative credit

Sean O'Connell

in Credit and Community: Working-Class Debt in the UK since 1880

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199263318
eISBN:
9780191718793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263318.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter first examines co-operative retailers. Co-operative ideologues viewed credit as unthrifty, putting a brake on its provision. However, mutuality clubs (which resembled check trading) ... More


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

Anthony Webster, Linda Shaw, Rachael Vorberg-Rugh, and Rachael Vorberg-Rugh (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

After decades of flying beneath the radar, co-operation as a principle of business and socio-economic organisation is moving from the margins of economic, social and political thought into the ... 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


Property

János Kornai

in The Socialist System: The Political Economy of Communism

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198287766
eISBN:
9780191596551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198287763.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The first part of the chapter explains the general concepts involved in ownership. It then considers some of the characteristic forms of private property (private ownership) typical of contemporary ... 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


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

Keith Laybourn and John Shepherd (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995270
eISBN:
9781526128645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995270.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Labour and working-class lives is a collection of essays in honour of the work and publications of the eminent and influential historian Professor Chris Wrigley. They are written by a number of ... More


Bukharin and the Countryside

V. P. Danilov

in The Ideas of Nikolai Bukharin

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198278665
eISBN:
9780191684227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198278665.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on Bukharin's policy towards the peasantry. It discusses the rural aspects of Bukharin's co-operative collectivization, his alternative to the Stalinist methods of ... More


The impact of the co-operative ethos on the creation of shared value: a case study of Lincolnshire Co-operative Society

Phil Considine and Martin Hingley

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/9780719099595.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines the ways that a co-operative creates shared value for the community that it serves and works to define the concept of ‘Co-operative Advantage’ in a context where competitive ... More


Co-operative Utilitarianism Introduced

Donald H. Regan

in Utilitarianism and Co-operation

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246091
eISBN:
9780191680922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246091.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter provides an introduction to co-operative utilitarianism (CU), which states what each agent needs to co-operate with whoever is co-operating, in the production of the best consequences ... More


The Theory of Co-operative Utilitarianism

Donald H. Regan

in Utilitarianism and Co-operation

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246091
eISBN:
9780191680922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246091.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses what the discussion of P tells people about CU. This is done by recalling where the discussion of CU stopped at the end of Chapter 8. It also provides a more detailed five-step ... More


Competitive and Co-operative Strategies I: Information-Questions

Elizabeth Minchin

in Homeric Voices: Discourse, Memory, Gender

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280124
eISBN:
9780191707070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280124.003.07
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

According to Jennifer Coates there are three characteristic modes in discourse of a dominant kind: information-questions, directives, and interruption. Information-questions are ostensibly designed ... More


Birth

Michael J. Lansing

in Insurgent Democracy: The Nonpartisan League in North American Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226283500
eISBN:
9780226283647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283647.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Born in North Dakota in 1915, the NPL empowered disadvantaged citizens to directly engage in electoral politics. It defied the common assumption that agrarians could not transcend regional, ethnic, ... More


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