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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (4): 675–697.
Published: 01 November 1999
... University Press 1999 Department of Economics, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069; E-mail: dajohnso@usd.edu . Paradox Lost: Mountifort Longfield and the Poor Dennis A. Johnson There is little doubt that many economists derive great pleasure from showing that what...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (4): 507–521.
Published: 01 November 1985
... CCC 00 1 8-2702/8S/$I .SO The Morning Chronicle, poor laws, and Political Economy Geoflrey Gilbert I From around the beginning of the 182Os, Classical economic thinking on the Poor Law began to shift away from the simple ‘abolitionism’ of Mal- thus...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (1): 126–129.
Published: 01 March 1980
.... Washington University WERNERHOCHWALD Good News to the Poor. By Julio de Santa Ana. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 1979. Pp. 124. $8.50. The author of this book is a theologian-sociologist, formerly director of the Department of Cultural Extension...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 March 1980
...Geoffrey Gilbert History of Political Economy 12:l o 1980 by Duke University Press Economic growth and the poor in Malthus’ Essay on Population Geoffrey Gilbert, Hobart and William Smith Colleges...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (2): 300–302.
Published: 01 June 1980
..., the 1815 Act allowed that “agriculture was to be capitalized by protection, baking by competition. Poor [incompetent?] farmers would be cossetted, insolvent bakers sacrificed. Inflationary levels would be retained until the dust of war had settled, while a deflationary start was made...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (3): 415–442.
Published: 01 September 2013
... for “precise logical truth.” Bentham and William Wordsworth disputed the treatment of the poor. Bentham proposed forcing them into houses of industry. Wordsworth, who declared that “man is dear to man... [because] we have all of us one human heart,” celebrated a beggar’s power as a social agent. He reminds...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (1): 55–83.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., with his identity as Diogenes the Cynic cloaked in anonymity, could be tendentiously misconstrued as a representative of the poor and lowly. It is concluded that Smith’s commitment to what I call “optimistic deism” must be regarded as deeply suspect and more probably nonexistent, and that as far as “real...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (1): 151–184.
Published: 01 March 2015
... and (trade-induced) opulence as two mutually alternative options and, if required to make a choice, he had no hesitation in choosing the former. By contrast, Ricardo excluded any such trade-off, arguing that even in the case of war or poor domestic harvest, foreign agricultural countries would be seriously...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 723–746.
Published: 01 November 2010
... possible by the market itself. Character could replace administrative interventions. Chalmers saw well-intentioned administration, especially with respect to the poor laws, as both crowding out inner motivations and creating a focus for the fermenting of dissent over the terms of “legal charity.” Better...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 499–517.
Published: 01 June 2020
...” as a neglected social ill, but rather, “produced” to allow for new techniques of social intervention. The theoretical discovery of the “poverty” issue then, was marked by the slow constitution of a new political subject known as the “poor,” whose categorization and conceptualization would stand in stark...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 59–75.
Published: 01 December 2018
... that was born at the time poor? Third, has development economics more recently become more enriched? It will be suggested that greater appreciation of these Indian economic thinkers has implications for these questions. Correspondence may be addressed to Amitava Krishna Dutt, Department of Political Science...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (3): 419–444.
Published: 01 September 2009
... the University of) Manchester. Keynes reported that a recently discovered set of student lecture notes confirmed his argument. He was subsequently accused of poor scholarship in that regard, because the contents of the one known set of student notes did not tally with his description. It is shown here, however...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 241–262.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., and convergence. More recently, the case for increasing foreign aid to sub-Saharan Africa has reemerged and has been linked to the Solow model via the hypothesis that many poor countries are caught in a poverty trap. This paper provides critical commentary on the literature relating to the Solow model, economic...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (suppl_1): 23–48.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the economic impact of the Poor Laws. And in Wealth and Welfare (1912), he generalized the framework, constructing a systematic analysis of market failures and the conditions under which they might be repaired. The British Tariff Reform Controversy and the Genesis of Pigou’s Wealth and Welfare, 1903...
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History of Political Economy (1992) 24 (2): 515–532.
Published: 01 June 1992
... . New York: Doubleday. North Sir Dudley . n.d. Some Notes Concerning Ye Laws for the Poor. Unpublished handwritten manuscript in The British Library. BM, Add. MSS 32512 (ff. 124v-130v). North Sir Dudley . n.d. [1692] 1907 . Discourses Upon Trade 1691 , edited by Jacob H. Hollander...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (3): 477–492.
Published: 01 September 1995
...’ macroeconomic analysis and pol- icy recommendations has recently come to light (Choksy 1992). It is possible that Roger North played a significant role in the formulation of these recently recovered macroeconomic theories and arguments, which are found in the tract titled A Discourse of the Poor...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (5): 963–964.
Published: 01 October 2020
... centuries experienced economic insecurity with only the Poor Law to fall back on in the event of earnings being interrupted by unemployment, sickness, or old age. About half of all working-class people aged sixty-five or over were in receipt of poor relief in the 1860s, and although pauperism among...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (3): 553–584.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... Durham and London: Duke Univeristy Press. Edsall, N. 1971 . The Anti-Poor Law Movement 1834-44 . Manchester: Manchester University Press. Faber, R. 1987 . Young England . London: Faber and Faber. Gillispie, C. C. 1959 . Genesis and Geology:A Study in the Relations of Scientific Thought...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (4): 657–659.
Published: 01 November 1985
.... $25.00. In her projected two-part study Gertrude Himmelfarb intends to trace the evo- lution of various conceptions of poverty in England from the Industrial Revolu- tion, when the Elizabethan poor laws still held sway, to the modern welfare state. In this, the first volume, she takes her...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (2): 377–389.
Published: 01 June 2006
...: Macmillan. Mill, John Stuart. [1848] 1929 . Principles of Political Economy . London: Longmans, Green. Neff, Emery. 1974 . Carlyle and Mill . New York: Octagon Books. Persky, Joseph. 1997 . Classical Family Values: Ending the Poor Laws as They Knew Them. Journal of Economic Perspectives...