The New Mutualism in Public Policy

The New Mutualism in Public Policy

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Mutuality has become a topic of debate recently for a whole range of academics and social commentators. The 'demutualisation' of banks and building societies has been partnered by the idea of a 'new mutualism' , forming a set of social values and beliefs, and this collection looks at the manifestations of these trends and the implications for the future.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 19.05mm | 489g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 113899443X
  • 9781138994430

Table of contents

Introduction1. The economics of mutuality: a perspective on UK building societies Leigh Drake and David T. Llewellyn2. Mutuality through credit unions: a cross-national approach Olive McCarthy, Robert Briscoe and Michael Ward3. Housing co-operatives and social exclusion David Rodgers4. Consumer co-operatives in retrospect and prospect Johnston Birchall5. The mutualisation of public services: lessons from the new leisure trusts Richard Simmons6. Mutuality in insurance and social security: retrospect and prospect Deborah Mabbett7. Farmer co-operatives: organisational models and their business environment Jerker Nilssen8. Mutuals in regional economic development: Mondragon and Desjardins Race Mathews9. The competitive advantages of stakeholder mutuals Shann Turnbull10. Member participation in mutuals: a theoretical model Johnston Birchall and Richard Simmons11. The new mutualism and Labour's Third Way Stephen Yeoshow more