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Chapter I. Historical Development of Public Regulation of the Rate of Wages...

In England ...

In Australasia

In the United States..

Chapter II. The Constitutional Aspect of Minimum Wage
Legislation in the United States..

The Police Power..

Health and Safety

Morals ...

Protection against Oppression

The Police Power and the Fourteenth Amendment.
Freedom of Contract...

Class Legislation

Delegation of Legislative Power to the Commission.
Legislative Discretion and Judicial Supervision.

Chapter III. The Test of Experience.


Effects on Industry

Effects on Wages

Effects on Efficiency and on Industrial Peace.

Chapter IV. A Résumé.....

Appendix. An Analysis of Modern Minimum Wage Legis

lation. Foreign Legislation.

New Zealand: The Industrial Conciliation and Arbitra

tion Act. 1894-1901...

New South Wales

Victoria: Special Boards Act, 1896..
Great Britain: Trade Boards Act, 1909.

Coal Mines (Minimum Wage) Act, 1912.
The Victorian and the British Legislation..

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Australia. Official Year Book for the Commonwealth of Aus

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Brandeis, Louis, and Josephine Goldmark. Appendix to Brief
Filed on Behalf of Respondents in Stettler vs. O'Hara. Su-
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Brown, Rome. G. The Minimum Wage.
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Chicago. Social Evil in Chicago. Report of Vice Commission.


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Massachusetts. Report of the Commission on Minimum Wage Boards. Boston. 1912.

Mill, John Stuart. Principles of Political Economy. C. C. Little and J. Brown. Boston.

National Civic Federation. Sixteenth annual meeting, Washington, D. C., January 17, 1916. Report by A. J. Porter.

New Zealand. Department of Labor. Annual Report. 1909. Oregon. Report of Social Survey Committee of the Consumer's League of Oregon. 1913.

Reely, Mary K. Selected Articles on Minimum Wage. The
H. W. Wilson Company, White Plains, N. Y. 1916.
Reeves, William Pember. State Experiments in Australia and
New Zealand. Vol. II. Grant Richards, London. 1902.
Rogers, Thorold. Work and Wages. G. P. Putnam's Sons, N. Y.

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United States. Bulletin of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Whole
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United States.

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Victoria. Chief Inspector of Factories. Annual Reports, 1909,

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Wise, B. R. Commonwealth of Australia. Little Brown & Company. Boston. 1909.

Wilson, Woodrow, Inaugural Address, March 4, 1913.


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American Political Science Review. February, 1914. Individual

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American Political Science Review. February 1914. Philosophy of Labor legislation. William F. Willoughby.

Journal of Political economy. University of Chicago Press. December, 1912. Economic Theory of a Legal Minimum Wage. Sidney Webb.

Literary Digest. March 22, 1912.

Outlook. October 26, 1901.

Survey. February 6, 1915. Where Life Is More than Meat. M. B. Hammond.

Survey. 29: 659; 30: 736; 31:50 February, 1915.

Survey, February 6, 1915. State and the Minimum Wage in England. John A. Hobson.

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