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Women of the co-operative guild

Rita Tipple

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


Edition Notes

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

ContributionsBrighton Polytechnic. Department of Humanities.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13940560M

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available Women's Co-operative Guild. G. Bell and sons, Limited, - Motherhood - pages. 0 Reviews. Margaret Caroline Llewelyn Davies (–) was the general secretary of the Co-operative Women's Guild from until During her tenure, the guild became far more politically active than it previously had been. Davies's election was a "turning point" in the organization's history; her tenure ushered in an era of unprecedented growth and success for the guild.

The Women’s Co-operative Guild (WCG) held its founding meeting in at the annual Co-operative Congress in Edinburgh. By it organised o women in nearly branches across the country. From early on it defined itself as being explicitly committed to working class advancement, clearly differentiating itself from many other. The concept that Guild meetings were not mothers's meetings that 'descend into mere sewing classes' but meetings of women with a public duty and role to fulfil was emphasised in circulars to branches (Davies, The Women's Co-operative Guild, pp & 35; Webb, The woman with the basket, p; U .

  The letters are written by married women of the working-class, all of whom are or have been officials of the Women’s Co-operative Guild. The Guild is a self-governing organisation within the Co-operative Movement, and deals with subjects which affect the Co-operative Movement and the position of married women in the home and the state. The Co-operative Women’s Guild will cease to be a national organisation next June. At a special general meeting in Coventry on 6 October a proposal to dissolve, put forward by the guild’s national executive committee (NEC), was carried by 27 votes to 3. .


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Women of the co-operative guild by Rita Tipple Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

Charting the rise and fall of an exceptional feminist political organization, the author assesses the political significance of the movement during the decades of its greatest influence and examines the causes and circumstances of its by:   The Women's Cooperative Guild, () [Margaret Llewelyn Davies] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. This book was originally published prior toand 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 Women of the co-operative guild book (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. To convince them of this is the most momentous, most inspiring task of the International Guild.' (International Co-operative Women's Guild, 6).

As a document put it, `To work for the strengthening of our Movement is to work for peace and prosperity.' (Women's Co-operative Guild. International Co-operative Women's Guild. 24pp. HARDY, Angela Co-operative Women's Guild Centenary Centenary collection.

Co-operative Union. 27pp. [Quotations from books, pamphlets, speeches and essays published by the Co-operative Women's Guild or written by Guildswomen] HARRIS, S A School Clinics. Administrative / Biographical History The Co-operative Women's Guild was formed in following the first inclusion of a women's page in Co-operative News.

Its aim was to spread the knowledge of the benefits of co-operation and improve the conditions of women with the slogan "co-operation in poor neighbourhoods".

Gillian Scott has gone to a lot of trouble to trace the history of the WCG and explains many things that are forgotten now about the women's movement and womens issues. The WCG starts is before the MEN had the vote( for half the men Reviews: 1.

The Women's Co-Operative Guild. by Margaret Llewelyn Davies,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Gillian Scott 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.

Published by Holyoake Books (the imprint of the Co-operative Union). First publishesthis edition This is the history of one of the world’s most remarkable women’s organisations.

When the Guild was founded inworking class women had no public voice and were widely exploited at .sisterhood with the working-class women in the guild.

Davies wrote concerning her democratic convictions: "The Co-operative Move-ment, to which the Women's Co-operative Guild belongs, is an Industrial Democ-racy, where industry (whether in Stores or .The Women’s Co-operative Guild and Suffrage.

/ Scott, Gill. Suffrage Outside Suffragism: Women's Vote in Britain, Palgrave Macmillan, p. Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBN › Chapter.