TITLE

FRIENDLY SOCIETIES

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Dictionary of Alternatives;2007, p108
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "friendly societies" is presented. They have their origin in the British tradition of working-class self-help or employment, cooperative and mutual improvement societies, and trade unions. They composed a number of persons who join together to achieve a common financial or social purpose. Each of these societies is governed by a set of rules agreed by the members to abide by and which can be changed democratically by major members.
ACCESSION #
31574849

 

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