Guillaume Vallet (eds.) Inequalities and the Progressive Era: Breakthroughs and Legacies, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020

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Stephany Griffith-Jones

Guillaume Vallet

I. Foundations of inequalities
1. The question of inequalities during the Progressive Era in the United States: The “Golden Mean” program of the economist Richard T. Ely
Michel Rocca

2. The progressive view of old institutionalism: Business ethics, industrial democracy and reasonable capitalism
Virgile Chassagnon and Benjamin Dubrion

3. Inequalities and the dynamics of capitalism: Will democracy survive? Albion W. Small’s view
Guillaume Vallet

4. Forgetting and remembering the Chicago school of Colombus, Ohio: Roderick D. McKenzie, neighborhoods, and inequality
Jeffrey Nathaniel Parker

5. Progressive values and institutional realities at the New School for Social Research
Cherry Schrecker

6. Progressive economic thought in interwar Australia
Alex Millmow

7. Repeated disappearance: Why was progressivism forgotten in Japanese economics?
Hidetomi Tanaka

II. Fighting income, capital and land inequalities
8. Income inequality: A turning point, 1880–1930
Christian Morrisson

9. Inequalities in the United Kingdom: The “Progressive” Era, 1890s–1920s
Patricia Thane

10. Distribution as a macroeconomic problem
Robert Skidelsky

11. Land ownership as a mechanism for the reproduction of inequality in Ecuador from 1895 to 1920s
Francisca Granda

12. Peasants, inequality and progress in the research of Alexander Chayanov: Russia and the world
Vladimir Babashkin and Alexander Nikulin

13. Broadacre City: Frank Llyod Wright’s vision of an organic capitalism
Catherine Maumi

14. The tariff question, the labor question, and Henry George’s triangulation
Stephen Meardon

III. Fighting social inequalities
15. Schumpeter’s view of social inequalities
Odile Lakomski-Laguerre

16. W.E.B. Du Bois on poverty and racial inequality
Steven Pressman and Thomas Briggs

17. A reconsideration of James Africanus Beale Horton of Sierra Leone (1835–1883) and his legacy
Odile Goerg

18. Sol Plaatje: An intellectual giant in the 20th century history of black South Africa
Tidiane N’Diaye and Guillaume Vallet

19. Stephen Leacock on political economy and the unsolved riddle of social justice
Robert W. Dimand

20. Trailblazing feminists at the turn of the twentieth century: A focus on Marianne Weber and Lou-Andreas Salomé
Christine Castelain-Meunier

21. Silvio Gesell’s vision on monetary reform: how to reduce social inequalities
Florencia Sember

22. Football culture and sports history in Latin America: From the Progressive Era to contemporary times
Bernardo Buarque de Hollanda