The Economic Journal: The Quarterly Journal of the Royal Economic Society, Volume 9

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Macmillan, 1899 - Economics
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Page 451 - Objects (a) To provide a means of communication between women's organizations in all countries. (b) To provide opportunities for women to meet together from all parts of the world to confer upon questions relating to the welfare of the commonwealth and the family.
Page 587 - Where any person -wilfully and maliciously breaks a contract of service or of hiring, knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that the probable consequences of his so doing, either alone or in combination with others, will be to endanger human life, or cause serious bodily injury, or to expose valuable property whether real or personal to destruction or serious injury...
Page 73 - Trades Unions work well as centres of resistance against the encroachments of capital. They fail partially from an injudicious use of their power. They fail generally from limiting themselves to a guerilla war against the effects of the existing system, instead of simultaneously trying to change it, instead of using their organized forces as a lever for the final emancipation of the working class, that is to say, the 'ultimate abolition of the wages system.
Page 73 - They are not derived from land as such or from capital as such, but land and capital enable their owners to get their respective shares out of the surplus value extracted by the employing capitalist from the labourer.
Page 226 - ... co-operation for common objects, precludes any uniform principle for the discharge of local duties, compels the general government to take things upon itself which would be best left to local authorities if there were any whose authority extended to the entire metropolis ; and answers no purpose but to keep up the fantastical trappings of that union of modern jobbing and antiquated foppery, the Corporation of the City of London.
Page 263 - Textile factories the limits are from 6 am to 6 pm, or 7 am, to 7 pm, with two hours...
Page 329 - Legislature to provide (with certain reservations) that it shall not be lawful for any employer to make it a condition of employment that any workman shall join a shop club...
Page 439 - We are the only animal species in which the female depends on the male for food, the only animal species in which the sex relation is also an economic relation.
Page 505 - ... which he himself bears a part, but on things obtained by a double exchange, a sale followed by a purchase — the question of Value is fundamental Almost every speculation respecting the economical interests of a society 266 •bus constituted, implies some theory of Value : the smallest error on that subject infects with corresponding error all our other conclusions; and anything vague or misty in our conception of it, creates confusion and uncertainty iti everything else.
Page 585 - The last report of the Labour Association for promoting co-operative production, based on the co-partnership of the workers...

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