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The co-operative movement and communities in Britain, 1914-1960 : minding their own business / Nicole Robertson.

By: Robertson, Nicole
Series: Studies in labour historyPublisher: Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2010.Description: 251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780754660576 (hbk.); 9781409404040 (ebk.)Subject(s): Cooperative societies -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Consumers -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Community life -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Community development -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 334.0941/09041
Contents:
The co-operative movement in Britain -- Co-operative retail societies and the community -- The ideology behind the shop front -- The social-cultural milieu of the co-operative movement -- "We seek to provide food for the mind": the educational work of co-operative societies -- Protecting the consumer -- The co-operative movement and political action -- Workers and consumers in partnership?: the co-operative movement as an employer of labour -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The co-operative movement in Britain -- Co-operative retail societies and the community -- The ideology behind the shop front -- The social-cultural milieu of the co-operative movement -- "We seek to provide food for the mind": the educational work of co-operative societies -- Protecting the consumer -- The co-operative movement and political action -- Workers and consumers in partnership?: the co-operative movement as an employer of labour -- Conclusion.