Cornhill Magazine,  7 (1863), 252–58.

The Working Man's Restaurant

[H McCroskey]




Sociology, Experiment, Nutrition

    Observes that 'Experiments in social science are extremely difficult to work, except by the expenditure of large means', and commends the 'Glasgow merchant' Thomas Corbett for devoting 'a certain amount of capital' to the 'Great Western Cooking Depôt' as a 'philanthropic experiment'. Indeed, 'the community has reason to be thankful to one who is willing to conduct a social experiment on a scale sufficiently large to leave reliable results'. (252)

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