Progressive-Era Racism and Another 'Blaming the Victim' Narrative

Thomas Nixon Carver’s “Make the Name ‘N*gger’ Honorable” (1905)

Authors

  • Luca Fiorito University of Palermo, Italy

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.23941/ejpe.v17i1.812

Abstract

This note reproduces a brief article by Thomas Nixon Carver, a leading Progressive Era American economist on what was then called the ‘Negro Question’. This virtually unknown piece represents a striking in-stance of blaming the victim for her/his condition which is to be found in the economic literature of the period.

Author Biography

Luca Fiorito, University of Palermo, Italy

Luca Fiorito is Professor of History of Economic Thought at the University of Palermo.

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Published

2024-05-27

How to Cite

Fiorito, L. (2024). Progressive-Era Racism and Another ’Blaming the Victim’ Narrative: Thomas Nixon Carver’s “Make the Name ‘N*gger’ Honorable” (1905). Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, 17(1), aa-aa. https://doi.org/10.23941/ejpe.v17i1.812