Sidney Webb


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Noun1.Sidney Webb - English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)Sidney Webb - English sociologist and economist and a central member of the Fabian Society (1859-1947)
Fabian Society - an association of British socialists who advocate gradual reforms within the law leading to democratic socialism
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"Of all ways of dealing with these unfortunate parasites," wrote the British socialist Sidney Webb in 1912 in the University of Chicago's Journal of Political Economy, "the most ruinous to the community is to allow them to unrestrainedly compete as wage earners." What was to become of them when the minimum wage excluded them from employment?
Progressive London rallied behind the match girls with George Bernard Shaw and Sidney Webb donating to a relief fund.
The prison was "extremely hot" and difficult to live in for Webb, said his brother Sidney Webb Jr.
Hyndman, and William Morris; Fabians like George Bernard Shaw and Sidney Webb; and a variety of ethical socialists, including John Trevor, Thomas Davidson, and Edward Carpenter, as well as the Labour Church movement.
At the same time, focused attention to only these three authors--Galton, Geddes, and Hobhouse--misses the wider context of the ideas represented by, for example, Edvard Westermarck, Beatrice and Sidney Webb, Alfred Marshall, and others, who appear only as bit players on the margins of the action rather than as contributors to the crucial debates of the day.
Beatrice married Sidney Webb whom she described as 'an ugly little man with no social position and less means ...
The bank s new AUB UK Student Accommodation Fund has purchased Sidney Webb House in Southwark, London worth Au23.3m, and Broadcasting Tower in Leeds for Au14.9m.
Founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, the School has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence.
The purpose of this paper is to highlight a neglected side of the early history of the London School of Economics (LSE) by analysing the way in which Sidney Webb (1859-1947) and Beatrice Webb (1858-1943), two of the founders of the LSE, drew upon an early form of governance theory to make a contribution to Institutional Economics in Britain.
People like Sidney Webb and the Pankhursts willingly came to Hardie's aid at election time.