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Women of the co-operative guild changes and developments in the period following in the First World War. by Rita Tipple

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Published by Brighton Polytechnic, Department of Humanities in Brighton .
Written in English


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Thesis(MA) - CNAA, Brighton Polytechnic, 1989.

ContributionsBrighton Polytechnic. Department of Humanities.
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Open LibraryOL13940560M

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  This book was originally published prior to , and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work.5/5(1). Kirkby Lonsdale, Westmorland: Published by the Women's Co-operative Guild, Abstract. Founded in as part of the English consumers’ Co-operative Movement, the Women’s Co-operative Guild (WCG) 1 campaigned actively for women’s rights. Rather than constituting a ‘dual affiliation’, the distinctive position it occupied at the cusp of the working-class and the women’s movement constituted the basis of a new organisational identity, primarily defined by a Author: Gillian Scott. The Women's Co-operative Guild. Women's Co-operative Guild; History; ; Cite Save Feed. Working women and divorce. The married working woman. Women's Co-operative Guild, Anna Martin; Psychology; ;.

Scottish Co-operative Women's Guild. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.. Filed under: Scottish Co-operative Women's Guild History of the Scottish Co-operative Women's Guild, ([Glasgow] Scottish Co-operative Women's Guild, ), by A. Buchan (page images at HathiTrust; US access only); Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. The book will be of special interest to Guild members, but it will also appeal to anyone with a concern for women’s role in society. It is also an important addition to the academic literature on the women’s movement. From the back cover. NOTE: The Co-operative Women’s Guild ceased to be a national organisation in June The Women’s Co-operative Guild was an auxiliary of the co-operative movement.  It acted as a place where women could come together, socialize, bake cakes and hold tea mornings.  Yet, this social gathering meant so much more to the women involved because it was also an opportunity for them to air their grievances against society. The Story of the Co-operative Women’s Guild. The Co-operative Women’s Guild was established in by women within the movement to provide representation for working women and their interests, and spread co-operation in working class communities where women had traditionally always worked and had increasing spending power.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Co-operative Women's Guild was an auxiliary organisation of the co-operative movement in the United Kingdom which promoted women in co-operative structures and provided social and other services to its members.   A wonderful presentation published in recent years sets out the story of women in the co-operative movement in more detail – from Basket to Boardroom. As Jane Grant writes, in her research on governance in women’s organisations (that I plan to blog on next week), the Guild “built confidence, opened doors into all areas of public life, made its members feel special.”. Book Description Based on extensive research, this text provides a critical investigation of the development of the Women's Co-operative Guild from the s to World War II. She published pamphlets such as The Three Wheels of a Store’s Machinery (), and books including Maternity: Letters from Working-Women Collected by the Women's Co-operative Guild (G. Bell, ). A collection of Co-op women’s testimonies were collected as Life as We have Known it, and published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf in The.