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Scott Nearing

Scott NearingBorn: 6-Aug-1883
Birthplace: Morris Run, PA
Died: 24-Aug-1983
Location of death: Harborside, ME
Cause of death: Suicide

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Socialist economist

Wife: Nellie Marguerite Seeds (m. 20-Jun-1908, separated 1925, d. 1946, three sons)
Son: John (d.)
Son: John Scott (adopted, b. 26-Mar-1912)
Son: Robert (b. 12-Sep-1914)
Wife: Helen Knothe (m. 1948, until his death, d. 1995)

    Law School: University of Pennsylvania Law School (one year)
    University: Temple University
    University: BS Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1905)
    University: PhD Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1909)
    Teacher: Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
    Teacher: Swarthmore College
    Professor: Social Science, University of Toledo (1915-17)

    Pennsylvania Child Labor Committee Secretary (1905-07)
    American Union Against Militarism
    Emergency Committee for Southern Political Prisoners 1930
    Socialist Party of America
    Risk Factors: Vegetarian

    Reds (3-Dec-1981) · Himself

Author of books:
Social Adjustment (1911)
Woman and Social Progress: A Discussion of the Biologic, Domestic, Industrial and Social Possibilities of American Women (1912)
The Super Race: An American Problem (1912)
Social religion: An Interpretation of Christianity in Terms of Modern Life (1913)
Social Sanity: A Preface to the Book of Social Progress (1913)
Reducing the Cost of Living (1914)
Wages in the United States, 1908-1910: A Study of State and Federal Wage Statistics (1914)
Anthracite: An Instance of Natural Resource Monopoly (1915)
Income: An Examination of the Returns for Services Rendered and from Property Owned in the United States (1915)
The New Education: A Review of Progressive Educational Movements of the Day (1915)
Poverty and Riches: A Study of the Industrial Régime (1916)
The American Empire (1921)
The Next Step: A Plan for Economic World Federation (1922)
Education in Soviet Russia (1926)
The British General Strike: An Economic Interpretation of Its Background and Its Significance (1926)
Black America (1929)
The Twilight of Empire: An Economic Interpretation of Imperialist Cycles (1930)
Economics for the Power Age: A Statement of First Principles (1952)
Freedom: Promise and Menace: A Critique on the Cult of Freedom (1961)
The Making of a Radical: A Political Biography (1972, memoir)

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