|LC Classifications||HD2956 S627|
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|Number of Pages||144|
Co-operative Principles. Today & Tomorrow. s. Holyoake Books (the imprint of the Co-operative Union Ltd) Holyoake House. Hanover Street. Manchester M60 0AS. Published reprinted This book is the first major contribution to the pholosophy of co-operation in many years. The Co-operative Movement in Greater Nottingham: A journey towards political representation: Christopher Richardson: Shelf One: The Co-operative Movement in the World Today: Hebe Spaull: Shelf Four: The Co-operative Opportunity: The UK Co-operative Council: Shelf Four: The Co-operative Revolution – A Graphic Novel. Co-operative values and principles have also been applied to over co-operative schools and inform the movement for co-operative higher education. The book celebrates the centenary in of the Co-operative College, which has played a leading role in the development of co-operative education and is working towards a co-operative university. dictionary by Jack Shaffer. Hence, I offer this book. I hope that it is at least a start in ﬁlling a very important gap in our understanding of the cooperative movement and its importance to current global economics. Richard C. Williams, Ph.D. Boulder, Colorado, USA September
We promote international collaboration to help strengthen co-operative and mutual insurers in different countries and regions that operate on the basis of shared principles. We help our members identify with, remain committed to and contribute significantly to the co-operative movement and democratic mutuality nationally, regionally and globally.". Finally, the co-operative spirit promotes employees' information and training, a prerequisite to develop the autonomy, motivation, responsibility and accountability required in an economic world. Beginnings. The cooperative movement began in Europe in the 19th century, primarily in Britain and France. The Shore Porters Society claims to be one of the world's first cooperatives, being established in Aberdeen in (although it has since demutualized to become a private partnership). The industrial revolution and the increasing mechanisation of the economy transformed society and. In the Rochdale Pioneers founded the modern cooperative movement in Lancashire, England, to provide an affordable alternative to poor-quality and adulterated food and provisions, using any surplus to benefit the community. Since then, the cooperative movement has flourished, extending across the globe and encompassing all sectors of economy.
The International Co-operative Alliance was the first international association formed () by the cooperative movement. [ citation needed ] It includes the World Council of Credit Unions. The International Cooperative Alliance was founded in London, England on 19 August during the 1st Cooperative Congress. . This study traces the history and development of the International Co-operative Movement, from its foundation in to the present. It shows how the movement grew in different countries in response to industrialization, urbanization and the growth of market economies. The co-operative movement today The principles that underpinned co-operatives' way of doing business are still accepted today as the foundations upon which all co-operatives operate. These principles have been revised and updated, but remain essentially the same as those practiced by the Pioneers in Additional Physical Format: Online version: Holyoake, George Jacob, Co-operative movement to-day. London, Methuen, (OCoLC)