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Industrial Co-Operation: Bridging Voluntary Action and Business

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Michael Weatherburn, Imperial College London This April saw the European Social Science and History Conference come to Glasgow. The topics covered by speakers were diverse, but there were two panels that especially caught my eye. One was on co-operatives and … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Housing and Britain’s ‘New’ Co-Operatives in the 1960s

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Glen O’Hara, Oxford Brookes University The following is an edited extract from Glen O’Hara, Governing Post-War Britain: Paradoxes of Progress, 1951-1973, which was published this month by Palgrave Macmillan. International policy transfer can be seen in many areas of British … Continue reading

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Charity and Commerce: The Other Moving Frontier

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George Campbell Gosling, Oxford Brookes University VAHS Seminar, 20 June 2011 For the Sick Poor? Payment and Philanthropy in the pre-NHS voluntary hospital system, c.1900-1948 Readers of this blog will be familiar with hearing the voluntary sector referred to as … Continue reading

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