"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?
He became friends with Beatrice and Sidney Webb
, founders of the Fabian Society, and travelled to the United States with them.
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
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 ...
Founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb
, the School has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence.
They planned by committee to seize power by citing the good works of famous Fabian socialists like Beatrice and Sidney Webb
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.