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The Path to Justice Following in the Footsteps of Henry George

ISBN13: 9780631230250
ISBN: 0631230254
Published: April 2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
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The thirteen essays in this volume reveal the broad range of discussions that the tradition began by Henry George continues to stimulate. The Path to Justice: Following in the Footsteps of Henry George offers philosophical insights into the nature of justice as well as practical applicaton of those insights to trade and tax policy. Scholars in both the humanities and social sciences, as well as reform-minded citizens, will find this book provaocative and insightful.

Foreword: Joseph A. GiacaloneIntroduction: Clifford W. CobbAcknowledgementsPart I: History of Thought:1. Henry George and Austrian Economics: Leland B. Yeager.2. Henry George and the Austrian Economics: Oscar B. Johannsen.3. Progress: Poverty or Prosperity? Joining the Debate Between George and Marshall on the Effects of Economic Growth on the Distribution of Income.Part II: Public Policy Implications:1. The Role of Ground Rent in Urban Decay and Revival: How to Revitalize a Failing City: Mason Gaffney.2. Site Value Taxes and the Optimal Pricing of Public Services: William S. Vickrey.3. What Do We Need to Know about Land Value Taxation?: Dick Netzer.Part III: International Trade:1. Protection or Free Trade: An Analysis of the Ideas of Henry George on International Commerce and Wages2. Why the Preaching Must Never Stop: Henry George's and Paul Krugman's Respective Contributions to the Free Trade Debate: Laurence S. Moss.Part IV: Philosophy of Justice:1. Peace, Justice, and Economic Reform: Nicolaus Tideman.2. The Economics and Ethics of Idleness: James M. Buchanan.Part V: Religious Foundations of Social Policy:1. The Earth is the Lord's: Robert V. Andelson.2. Liberation Theology and Economic Development: James M. Dawsey.3. Moses-Henry George's Inspiration: Aharon H. Shapiro.ReferencesIndex