Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and American Economics in the Progressive Era

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In Illiberal Reformers, Thomas Leonard reexamines the economic progressives whose ideas and reform agenda underwrote the Progressive Era dismantling of laissez-faire and the creation of the regulatory welfare state, which, they believed, would humanize and rationalize industrial capitalism. But not for all. Academic social scientists such as Richard T. Ely, John R. Commons, and Edward A. Ross, together with their reform allies in social work, charity, journalism, and law, played a pivotal role in establishing minimum-wage ...

Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and American Economics in the Progressive Era 2017, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691175867

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Illiberal Reformers: Race, Eugenics, and American Economics in the Progressive Era 2016, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691169590

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