How a social economy organisation promoting festivals and selling beer contributes to a wider vision of social inclusion and solidarity? The case of the Workers Beer Company in the UK and Germany

VIIemes Rencontres du Réseau Inter-Universitaire de l’Economie Sociale et Solidaire, Rennes (2007)

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The paper uses the Workers Beer Company (WBC) to develop some of these themes and analyse some of the characteristics of success, It has given rise to a sister organisation Workers Beer Company in Germany. The lead author has been involved with the WBC for 13 years, and now sits on the management committee. He has also been a long served politician and public manager.