Readings in Industrial Society: A Study in the Structure and Functioning of Modern Economic Organization

Couverture
University of Chicago Press, 1918 - 1082 pages
 

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The Craft of the Mediaeval Craftsman L F Salzmann
94
Commission
98
Grant of a Market at St Ives 1293 A E Bland
105
Credit and Credit Instruments
120
20
122
A W J Ashley
136
Assize of Measures 1197 A E Bland P A Brown
142
Consequences of the Intervention of Capital W Cun
171
Some Agricultural Changes in Relation to the Woolen
189
Some Examples of Differentiation of Function
198
E The Industrial Revolution the Current Phase of Capitalism
213
Significance of the Industrial Revolution W
221
INDIVIDUAL EXCHANGE COOPERATION
227
Exchange in Our Society
242
The Formation Maintenance and Apportionment
284
Mobility and the Apportionment of Productive Energy
294
The Increasing Use of Commercial Credit Instruments
338
Life Insurance Companies as Investment Institutions
357
E Some Defects of the Pecuniary Order
368
The Position of Property in America A T Hadley
373
Interdependence Its Forms and Consequences
404
The Sensitiveness of Industrial Society
415
B The Rôle of the Machine
423
The Productivity of Machinery H W Quaintance
429
Some Characteristic Results of the Machine Process
436
The Machine and the Laborer J A Hobson
442
Technical Inventions and the Capitalistic Spirit Werner Sombart
448
Indirect Costs and Social Control 171 Elements of Costs J L Nicholson
451
Costs in Machine Industry J F Strombeck
454
The Importance of Added Business in Machine Indus try A M Wellington
456
Simple versus Complex Industry
458
Complex Industry Is Difficult to Regulate E D
463
Can We Control the Genie? J B Clark
466
The Brute W V Moody
467
RISKS AND RISK BEARING A Problems at Issue
470
B The Meaning of Speculation 178 Speculation W C Van Antwerp
474
Commercial Speculation A T Hadley
475
180
476
Industrial Speculation A T Hadley
479
Risks of Modern Industrial Society 181 Classes of Risk John Haynes
480
Influences That Disturb the Static Equilibrium J B Clark
482
Classification of Price Influences Irving Fisher
483
Chance G H Palmer
485
The Delicate Mechanism of Industry Thorstein Veblen
487
Seasonal Fluctuations J S Poyntz
489
187
492
Labor Disturbances U S Commissioner of Labor
495
Business Failures A Quarterly Journal of Economics
496
B Bradstreets
497
Risk Bearing in Modern Industrial Society 190 Avoidance of Risk Irving Fisher
498
Some Functions and Effects of Insurance John Haynes 499
499
Child Labor E S Bogardus
558
The Lot of the Workingman John Spargo
564
Reform with Respect to Employers Liability G L
597
Restriction of Immigration The Immigration Com
603
The Mechanical and Psychological Methods of Defi
617
ClassConsciousness in America
624
CONCENTRATION
633
The Modern Industrial and Commercial City
668
Concentration of Wealth and Income
682
The Distribution of Wealth and Income
694
The Mobility of Capital and Labor William Smart
705
Concentration of Private Control of Industrial Activities
709
Forms of Control over a Corporation
727
Trade Associations U S Bureau of Corporations
741
Forces Making for Combination L H Haney
748
Some Advantages of Concentration
760
MONEY ECONOMY AND FINANCIAL ORGANIZATION
762
A Problems at Issue
771
Provisions of the Clayton AntiTrust Act 1914
778
A Pecuniary Society H J Davenport
783
The Impersonality of the Market
795
Impersonal Devices to Meet Impersonal Conditions
802
316
808
Money and Capital Accumulation W H Hamilton
819
THE INDIVIDUAL GUIDANCE OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITY
824
A Sidney and Beatrice Webb
833
Entrepreneurship
847
The Financier
862
E Science in Management
870
COMPETITION
885
Competition as an Organizing Agency
903
Competition and Fair Price A T Hadley
920
Has Competition Retarded Industrial Progress?
926
Competition Depends on No One Motive C
938
PRIVATE PROPERTY
947
An Indictment of Property
968
373
973
E Wealth and Welfare
983
International Specialization and Free Trade F M
986
SOCIAL CONTROL
989
Tradition and Social Inheritance L T Hobhouse
999
The Economic Significance of Culture F H Giddings
1005
Law and Social Control Frank Parsons
1013
The Relation of Government to Industrial Activity
1019
391
1021
The Old Order Changeth
1057
Dissatisfaction with Present Informal Social Control
1064
Can Direction Be Given to Social Control? W
1070
A Vision of Social Efficiency A W Small
1078
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Page 1019 - ... the duty of erecting and maintaining certain public works and certain public institutions, which it can never be for the interest of any individual, THE WEALTH OF NATIONS [Book IV or small number of individuals, to erect and maintain, because the profit could never repay the expense to any individual or small number of individuals, though it may frequently do much more than repay it to a great society.
Page 776 - person," or "persons," wherever used in this act shall be deemed to include corporations and associations existing under or authorized by the laws of either the United States, the laws of any of the Territories, the laws of any State, or the laws of any foreign country.
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Page 521 - The right of a person to sell his labor upon such terms as he deems proper is, in its essence, the same as the right of the purchaser of labor to prescribe the conditions upon which he will accept such labor from the person offering to sell it.
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Page 779 - That the labor of a human being is not a commodity or article of commerce. Nothing contained in the antitrust laws shall be construed to forbid the existence and operation of labor, agricultural, or horticultural organizations, instituted for the purposes of mutual help, and not having capital stock or conducted for profit, or to forbid or restrain individual members of such organizations from lawfully carrying out the legitimate objects thereof...
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