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Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882.
Methods of social reform.
London, Macmillan and Co., 1883
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Stanley Jevons
|Notes:||A collection of essays published under the above title in the Contemporary review, and of other papers and addresses on kindred subjects. cf. Pref.|
|Description:||viii, 383 pages 23 cm|
|Contents:||Amusements of the people.- The rationale of free public libraries.- The use and abuse of museums.- "Cram."- Trade societies: their objects and policy.- On industrial partnerships.- Married women in factories.- Manchester statistical society; inaugural address.- British association, opening address as president of Section F.- Cruelty to animals; a study in sociology.- On the United Kingdom alliance and its prospects of success.- Experimental legislation and the drink traffic.- On the analogy between the post office, telegraphs, and other systems of conveyance of the United Kingdom, as regards government control.- The post office and blank cheques.- A state parcel post.- The railways and the state.|
|Responsibility:||by W. Stanley Jevons.|