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Hobson, J. A. (John Atkinson) 1858-1940

Overview
Works: 436 works in 2,678 publications in 7 languages and 28,149 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Speaker, Author of introduction, win
Classifications: HB171, 330.1
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Imperialism, a study by J. A Hobson( Book )

196 editions published between 1902 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study on the fictional works of Maitreyī Pushpā, b. 1944, Hindi authoress; with special reference to women
The evolution of modern capitalism : a study of machine production by J. A Hobson( Book )

207 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in English and held by 1,864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hobson's The Evolution of Modern Capitalism was first published in 1894, although this reissue is of the fourth edition, published in 1926. The work traces the developments in trade and industry which characterised the first decades of the twentieth century. In the first part, Hobson deals with the origins and structure of modern capitalism, including the development of the machine industry, the changing structure of trades and markets, and the effects of these on workers and consumers. The final supplementary chapter considers the impact of World War I on this changing economy, and the 'distu
Work and wealth: a human valuation by J. A Hobson( Book )

67 editions published between 1914 and 2011 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1914 and reissued with a new introduction in 1992, Work and Wealth is a seminal vision of Hobson's liberal utopian ideals, which desired to demonstrate how economic and social reform could transform existing society into one in which the majority of the population, as opposed to a small elite, could find fulfillment. Hobson attacked conventional economic wisdom which made a division between the cost of production and the utility derived from consumption. Far from being necesarily arduous, Hobson argued that work had the potential
Veblen by J. A Hobson( Book )

66 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The industrial system; an inquiry into earned and unearned income by J. A Hobson( Book )

81 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Problems of poverty; an inquiry into the industrial condition of the poor by J. A Hobson( Book )

67 editions published between 1891 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1891, this seminal work examines the primary causes of poverty during the industrial age. Through considering how poverty is measured, the growth of urbanisation and the supply of low-skilled labour in the workforce, Hobson arrives at possible solutions to the problem of poverty and explores the ethical issues surrounding it
The war in South Africa; its causes and effects by J. A Hobson( Book )

38 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Ruskin, social reformer by J. A Hobson( Book )

48 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1898 volume provides a brief biography of the art critic and social theorist, with an extensive look at his influential views on social reform
Richard Cobden: the international man by J. A Hobson( Book )

47 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The science of wealth by J. A Hobson( Book )

92 editions published between 1911 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International trade : an application of economic theory by J. A Hobson( Book )

43 editions published between 1904 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The physiology of industry; being an exposure of certain fallacies in existing theories of economics by A. F Mummery( Book )

52 editions published between 1889 and 2013 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Physiology of Industry is a remarkable work which set out to challenge contemporary theory surrounding the economics of labour, supply and demand. First published in 1889, Hobson's first book outlines some of the key areas of his theory of underconsumption. The precise contribution of Mummery, who died in a mountaineering accident in 1895, is unclear, although Hobson did state that it was heated debates with the businessman that gave him faith in these theories. The chapters analyse the nature of production, the relationship between wealth and consumption, the influence of the
The economics of unemployment by J. A Hobson( Book )

52 editions published between 1922 and 2016 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1922, Hobson's study of the depression and resulting unemployment in the aftermath of the First World War is a far-sighted analysis which looks beyond the consequences of the war itself, at the root economic causes of the crisis
Towards international government by J. A Hobson( Book )

33 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1915, Towards International Government considers the consequences of war for global diplomacy and the alliance system. Hobson argues that, to reduce armaments and the possibility of another world war, an organisational structure of international government must be put into place. An extension of the League of Nations, Hobson proposes that this council would need to hold legislative powers enabling it to impose economic sanctions and, if necessary, the ability to deploy an international force. This is a fascinating and exceptionally forward-thinking work, of great importance
The economics of distribution by J. A Hobson( Book )

42 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gold, prices & wages, with an examination of the quantity theory by J. A Hobson( Book )

50 editions published between 1913 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of the causal link between the rise in gold prices and the increase in wages and consumer buying power in the early years of the Twentieth Century
The social problem; life and work by J. A Hobson( Book )

49 editions published between 1901 and 1996 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book 1. The science of social progress.--book 2. The art of social progress
Free-thought in the social sciences by J. A Hobson( Book )

32 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elucidates the author's views on a variety of topics across the social sciences. This work focuses upon free-thinking, economics and political ethics
Democracy after the war by J. A Hobson( Book )

39 editions published between 1917 and 2014 in English and French and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rationalisation and unemployment; an economic dilemma by J. A Hobson( Book )

39 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Imperialism, a study
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The evolution of modern capitalism : a study of machine productionVeblenThe war in South Africa; its causes and effectsJohn Ruskin, social reformerInternational trade : an application of economic theoryGold, prices & wages, with an examination of the quantity theoryFree-thought in the social sciencesDemocracy after the warRationalisation and unemployment; an economic dilemma
Alternative Names
A. Hobson, John 1858-1940

Atkinson Hobson, John 1858-1940

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Lukian (1858-1940)

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Гобсон, Джон Аткинсон

Гобсон, Джон Аткинсон 1858-1940

Джон Аткінсон Гобсон

ج. أ. هوبسون، 1858-1940

جون هوبسون

جون هوبسون اقتصادي من المملكة المتحدة

ჯონ ეტკინსონ ჰობსონი

홉슨, J.A.

홉슨, J. A. 1858-1940

홉슨, 존 애트킨슨 1858-1940

ジョン・アトキンソン・ホブソン

ホブスン, J. A.

ホブスン, ジョン アトキンソン

ホブソン, J. A.

ホブソン, ジェー・エー

約翰·阿金森·霍布森

Languages
English (1,399)

Spanish (20)

Chinese (13)

Japanese (9)

French (2)

Korean (2)

Dutch (2)