Co-Operative and Other Organized Methods of Marketing California Horticultural Products Volume 8

Co-Operative and Other Organized Methods of Marketing California Horticultural Products Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...and data so presented must be looked upon as estimates rather than as exact determinations. Government statistics of income, however, show that wealth tends to concentrate in the hands of a few. Excessive profits during the war increased both the bulk and the number of large fortunes. Sufficiently reliable statistical data concerning wealth and income are available to warrant the conclusion of a close student of the labor problem that: "It is a conventional economic truism that American industrialism is guaranteeing to some half of the forty millions of our industrial population a life of such limited happiness, of such restrictions of personal development, and of such misery and desolation when sickness or accident comes, that we would be childish political scientists not to see that from such an environment little self-sacrificing love of country, little ethics, little of gratitude could come.'11 Modern behavioristic psychology, in its analysis of the peculiar state of mind evidenced by seemingly irresponsible individuals who accept eagerly the class philosophy of such social groups as the Industrial Workers of the World, cannot fail to discover a basic causal relationship between the economic conditions described above and the spread of radicalism. We do not mean to imply that these anti-social traits have no basis whatsoever in the hereditary equipment of the individual. It is generally recognized by modern social psychologists that many persons are by virtue of temperament susceptible to suggestions of any form of radicalism and anti-social philosophy and activity. This state of mind can be explained partly in terms of hereditary characteristics, but it would seem that its explanation must be sought more in the social, economic, more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236976398
  • 9781236976390