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Controlling Consumption: A Comparative History of Rochdale Consumer Cooperatives in Australia and the United States

Greg Patmore and Nikola Balnave

in Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041839
eISBN:
9780252050503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041839.003.0014
Subject:
History, Economic History

The Rochdale consumer cooperative movements in Australia and the United States, while weak by international standards, have played a significant role in increasing the power of many consumers over ... More


Consumption in the Era of Digital Automation

Maurie J. Cohen

in The Future of Consumer Society: Prospects for Sustainability in the New Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198768555
eISBN:
9780191821912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768555.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Microeconomics

Chapter 6 seeks to understand how consumer society is likely to be transformed in the future by changes in the organization of work. Consumption patterns are strongly shaped by the availability and ... More


Remaking the Bürgergemeinde

Oliver Zimmer

in Remaking the Rhythms of Life: German Communities in the Age of the Nation-State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199571208
eISBN:
9780191751233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571208.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the political implications of municipal citizenship. In this regard, the invention of universal manhood suffrage (1867/71) created a new situation. Suddenly a large part of ... More


China's Little Moscow

Elizabeth J. Perry

in Anyuan: Mining China's Revolutionary Tradition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520271890
eISBN:
9780520954038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271890.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the period from 1922 to 1925 when Anyuan—then known as "China's Little Moscow"—served as the most active center of labor organizing in China.


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