By Robert E. Lane
--David O. Sears, Professor of Psychology and Political technology, UCLA
"Lane's deep wisdom of the assets of human happiness allows him to advance a strong critique of monetary theory."
---Robert A. Dahl, Sterling Professor Emeritus of Political technological know-how, Yale University
Robert E. Lane is the Eugene Meyer Professor Emeritus of Political technology at Yale college. His prior guides contain The lack of Happiness in marketplace Democracies (2000) and The marketplace adventure (1991).
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Local political offices, such as that of Ward Councillor held by Joseph Buckley, were at the heart of the philanthropic movement that characterises the middle-class identity. 37 There was also a range of philanthropic opportunities available to middle-class women, with many focusing on improving the standard of 34 The marriage certificate of John Buckley and Ann Lodge from Tuesday 27 July 1840 shows that whilst John and Ann could sign their names, neither father could. 35 The Leeds Mercury (Leeds, England), Wednesday, October 17, 1866; Issue 8894.
Kay, The Foundations of Female Entrepreneurship. 14 For example, being a waste dealer might not initially appear to carry with it the kudos of social status but if one owned the business and had the power to make decisions and expand the firm, the wealth that the firm generated could result in an improved standard of living. This is crucially important in the study of business owners, male or female, as it stresses that the power of autonomy and control over the production process were the most important factors in social mobility, regardless of the size of the firm.
Examining the evolution of women’s economic and social history reveals much about how female business owners and entrepreneurs have slipped through the gaps of historical research and remained largely unacknowledged. 7 The sudden emergence of writings about women’s history in the late 1980s was a direct product of the political events surrounding women’s rights, their limited oppor5 Last Will and Testament of Ann Buckley, proved at Wakefield on 1 November 1872; Directory of the West Riding of Yorkshire Part 2, 1867.
After the End of History: The Curious Fate of American Materialism by Robert E. Lane
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