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Webb, Sidney (1910) Social movements. In: The Cambridge modern history. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 730-765.

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Abstract

Contents: The condition of Bolton in 1842; The knowledge of man in society; The revolution in social ideas - associations of producers; Municipal reform in England - associations of consumers; Western Europe and the United States; Development of urban communities; Relation of central and local authorities; Grants in aid - varieties of municipal service; The cooperative movement; Extension of cooperation; Methods of cooperative administration; Cooperative production; Cooperative loan societies in Germany; Undue predominance of consumers' interest; Results of unlimited competition; The waste of human life; Factory legislation; Development of labour codes; Development of trade unionism; The resulting regulation of industry; The national minimum, in sanitation; In education - state regulation of conditions of labour; The care of children and the sick; Increasing expenditure on the poorer classes; Friendly societies; State insurance; Insurance against unemployment; Extension of democratic power; Rise of democratic socialism; The propaganda of Karl Marx; Development of the socialist programme; Organic conception of society; The individual as the unit in place of the family; Emancipation of women; Women's rights; The need for individual responsibility; Increased personal obligations.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Chapter XXIII pp. 730-765, with its extensive bibliography, recommended in Towards social democracy, pp. 957-966.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2011 16:32
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2017 13:52
URI: http://webbs.library.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/260

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