The Wages Question: A Treatise on Wages and the Wages Class

Francis A. Walker
Walker, Francis A.
(1840-1897)
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First Pub. Date
1876
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London: Macmillan and Co.
Pub. Date
1888
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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About the Book and Author
PART I Production and Population
I.I Wages a Question in the Distribution of Wealth.
I.II Nominal and Real Wages.
I.III Nominal and Real Cost of Labor.
I.IV The Degradation of Labor.
I.V The Law of Diminishing Returns.
I.VI Malthusianism in Wages—The Law of Population.
I.VII Necessary Wages.
I.VIII The Wages of the Laborer are Paid out of the Product of his Industry.
I.IX There is no Wage-fund Irrespective of the Number and Industrial Quality of Laborers.
PART II Distribution
II.X The Problem of Distribution: Competition: The Diffusion Theory: The Economical Harmonies.
II.XI The Mobility of Labor.
II.XII The Wages Class.
II.XIII The Capitalist Class: Returns of Capital: Rent and Interest.
II.XIV The Employing Class: The Entrepreneur Function: The Profits of Business.
II.XV Coöperation: Getting Rid of the Employing Class.
II.XVI The True Wages Question.
II.XVII What may Place the Wages Class at a Disadvantage?
II.XVIII What may Help the Wages Class in its Competition for the Products of Industry.
II.XIX May any Advantage be Acquired by the Wages Class Through Strikes or Trades-unions?
CONCLUDING REMARKS
Footnotes
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