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The British Co-operative Movement in a Socialist Society





ISBN 9781138336384
Published November 23, 2018 by Routledge
166 Pages

 
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Book Description

First published in 1951. The purpose of this study was to consider the prospects of the British Co-operative movement in all its main aspects and not as a consumers’ movement only. The author examines ways in which the Co-operative enterprise, in its various forms, could best be fitted into the economic structure of the coming society. This title will be of great interest to scholars and students of labour history.

Table of Contents

Preface;  List of Tables;  1. British Co-operation and its Leaders  2. The Ideals of Co-operation  3. Co-operative Trade and Prospects  4. Co-operative Resources – Man-power and Distribution  5. The Socialisation of Retail Trade  6. The Case of Industrial Insurance  7. Wholesaling – the Food Trades  8. Wholesaling – Other Trades  9. A Survey of Co-operative Production  10. The Future of Co-operative Production  11. Co-operative Employment  12. Conclusion;  Index

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Biography

George Douglas Howard Cole (25 September 1889 – 14 January 1959) was an English political theorist, economist, writer and historian. As a libertarian socialist he was a long-time member of the Fabian Society and an advocate for the co-operative movement.