Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social Philosophy

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Longmans, Green and Company, 1909 - Economics - 1013 pages
 

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Contents

Productive labour is that which produces utilities fixed and embodied in material objects
48
All other labour however useful is classed as unpro ductive
49
Productive and Unproductive Consumption
51
Labour for the supply of Productive Consumption and labour for the supply of Unproductive Consumption
52
Of Capital 1 Capital is wealth appropriated to reproductive employ ment
54
More capital devoted to production than actually em ployed in it
57
Examination of some cases illustrative of the idea of Capital
59
Fundamental Propositions respecting Capital 1 Industry is limited by Capital
63
but does not always come up to that limit
65
Increase of capital gives increased employment to labour without assignable bounds
66
Capital is the result of saving
69
All capital is consumed
70
Capital is kept up not by preservation but by per petual reproduction
73
Why countries recover rapidly from a state of devastation
74
Effects of defraying government expenditure by loans 76 9 Demand for commodities is not demand for labour
79
Fallacy respecting Taxation
88
Fixed and Circulating Capital what
91
Increase of fixed capital when at the expense of circu lating might be detrimental to the labourers
93
but this seldom if ever occurs
97
Of Cooperation or the Combination of Labour
116
Of Production on a Large and Production on a Small Scale
132
Of the Law of the Increase of Labour
155
The supply of commodities in general never does exceed
166
Of the Law of the Increase of Production from
175
Remedies when the limit to production is the weakness
189
nor in general by emigration
197
by contract
218
Of the Classes among whom the Produce
238
Of Slavery
249
Of Peasant Proprietors
256
Evidence respecting peasant properties in Belgium
271
Continuation of the same subject
283
Nature of the metayer system and its varieties
302
Of Cottiers
318
Means of abolishing Cottier Tenancy
329
Of Wages
343
Of Popular Remedies for Low Wages
361
Remedies for Low Wages further considered
373
Of the Differences of Wages in different
385
Of Profits
405
Of Rent
422
BOOK III
435
tainment
442
Of Cost of Production in its relation to Value
451
Ultimate Analysis of Cost of Production
457
Of Rent in its relation to Value
469
Summary of the Theory of Value 1 The theory of Value recapitulated in a series of proposi
478
Of the Value of Money as dependent
489
Of International Values
583
Money imported in two modes as a commodity and
607
Of the Distribution of the Precious Metals
619
Influence of the Currency on the Exchanges
629
Of the Rate of Interest
637
Of the Regulation of a Convertible Paper
651
Of the Competition of Different Countries
678
wages
688
BOOK IV
695
Influence of the Progress of Industry
710
Of the Tendency of Profits to a Minimum
725
Consequences of the Tendency of Profits to
740
Of the Stationary State
746
On the Probable Futurity of the Labouring
752
Tendency of society towards the disuse of the relation
760
ON THE INFLUENCE OF GOVERNMENT
795
Four fundamental rules of taxation
802
Of Direct Taxes
823
An Income Tax
829
Of Taxes on Commodities
837
Of some other Tares
857
Comparison between Direct and Indirect
864
Of a National Debt
873
Of the Ordinary Functions of Government
881
the administration of justice
884
The same subject continued 1 Laws of Inheritance
889
Law and Custom of Primogeniture
891
Entails
894
Law of compulsory equal division of inheritances
896
Laws of Partnership
897
Partnership with limited liability Chartered Companies
899
Partnerships in commandite
903
Laws relating to Insolvency
909
Of Interferences of Government grounded on Erroneous Theories 1 Doctrine of Protection to Native Industry
916
Usury Laws
926
Attempts to regulate the prices of commodities
930
Monopolies
932
Laws against Combination of Workmen
933
Restraints on opinion or on its publication
939
Of the Grounds and Limits of the Laisserfaire or NOnInterference Principle 1 Governmental intervention distinguished into authoritative and unauth...
941
Objections to government interventionthe compulsory character of the intervention itself or of the levy of funds to support it
942
increase of the power and influence of government
944
increase of the occupations and responsibilities of government
945
superior efficacy of private agency owing to stronger interest in the work
947
importance of cultivating habits of collective action in the people
948
A The Mercantile System
981
The later History of Socialism
990
BB The Importation of Food
1000

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