Working Men's Social Clubs and Educational Institutes

Working Men's Social Clubs and Educational Institutes

by Henry Solly


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Published in 1867, this is Solly's manifesto for social reform based around working men's clubs, temperance and education.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108036221
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/10/2011
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century Series
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Dedicatory letter to the Rev. F. D. Maurice; 1. Historical sketch; 2. A glance at the progress of the movement since 1862; 3. General review and present position of the movement; 4. Working men's clubs and institutes in their relation to the upper classes and to national progress; 5. How can clubs be made self-supporting?; 6. How to make clubs self-destructive; 7. Hints on the best means for preventing the formation of working men's clubs and institutes; 8. How to make clubs and institutes attractive; 9. Further suggestions for interesting working men more generally in the movement; 10. Neutral position of working men's clubs in religious, political, and social controversies; 11. Ought religious and political discussions to be introduced into working men's clubs?; 12. Ought dramatic entertainments and dancing to be introduced in working men's clubs and institutes?; 13. Village clubs; 14. Soldiers' institutes; 15. Youths' clubs and institutes; 16. Amusement and education combined in working men's clubs and institutes; 17. A working men's industrial college, and its relation to working men's clubs; 18. District unions of clubs, and co-operation between individual clubs; Appendix; Index.

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