Historical Materalism and the Economics of Karl Marx. Benedetto Croce , C. M. Meredith

Leon Ardzrooni
1915 Journal of Political Economy  
illuminating discussion of the causes of the evils and suggests remedies. For the evils of overcrowding and poor housing he proposes (i) more stringent regulation with reference to the erection of dwellings. and (2) the fixing of minimum wages, so that the occupier will be able to pay the full commercial rent for a satisfactory dwelling. It should be noted, however, that there is given only a limited consideration of the difficulties involved in the fixing of a minimum wage. The author offers
more » ... The author offers also, in this part, a brief but eminently sane discussion of rural depopulation and of some proposed remedies. On the whole, the volume is distinctly worth while and should find a place among the rapidly growing literature of a subject that is very much more of a live issue in England than in our own country.
doi:10.1086/252612 fatcat:gw4w4deurffybbxl2t3jccnmba