Herman Finer

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Herman Finer (February 24, 1898 in Hertsa, Kingdom of Romania – March 4, 1969 in Chicago) was a Bessarabian-born British political scientist and Fabian socialist. He taught for many years at the University of Chicago. He was a brother of Samuel Finer.

Literary works[edit]

  • Foreign governments at work, 1921
  • The case against proportional representation, 1924
  • Theory and practice of modern government, 2 Vols., 1932
  • Representative government and a parliament, 1933
  • English local government, 1933 (2nd ed. 1945, 3rd 1946)
  • Mussolini's Italy, 1935
  • British civil service, 1937
  • The Delimination of the Part played by and an Analysis of the Effects of the Sense of Responsibility in Social Life and in particular in the Economic Order. in: Le sens de la responsabilite dans la vie sociale. Other Authors Hanna Meuter, Cologne & John Atkinson Hobson. Institut de sociologie Solvay, Parc Léopold. - Brussels (1938 or 1939), Series: Enquêtes Sociologiques, Vol. 2. Université Libre de Bruxelles. -Finer: p. 151 - 250 (engl.), ib. in French p. 251 - 338
  • Municipal trading, 1941
  • International T.V.A., 1944
  • Road to reaction. 1945
  • Future of government, 1946
  • America's destiny, 1947
  • The Theory and Practice of Modern Government, 1961 (4th ed. of the abridged one-volume 1950 edition of the two-volume work of 1932 'thoroughly rewritten as to be a new work', Preface [vi]), Methuen & Co. Ltd. London.