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Mass Flourishing

ISBN 10 : 9781400848294
ISBN 13 : 1400848296

In this book, Nobel Prize-winning economist Edmund Phelps draws on a lifetime of thinking to make a sweeping new argument about what makes nations prosper--and why the sources of t..


Mass Flourishing

ISBN 10 : 0691158983
ISBN 13 : 9780691158983

Argues that the flourishing of a nation both economically and culturally is due to such values as the desire to create and explore, and claims that the loss of these values to corp..


The Great Equalizer

ISBN 10 : 9781610397858
ISBN 13 : 1610397851

The experts say that America's best days are behind us, that mediocre long-term economic growth is baked in the cake, and that politically, socially, and racially, the United State..


Social Protection After The Crisis

ISBN 10 : 9781447313762
ISBN 13 : 1447313763

UK austerity policies include anti-regulatory pressures to ‘free up’ private capital to produce wealth, employment and tax revenues. This topical book by a recognised scholar o..


Age Of Discovery

ISBN 10 : 9781250085108
ISBN 13 : 1250085101

The present is a contest between the bright and dark sides of discovery. To avoid being torn apart by its stresses, we need to recognize the fact—and gain courage and wisdom from..


How Good We Can Be

ISBN 10 : 9781408705322
ISBN 13 : 140870532X

Britain is beset by a crisis of purpose. For a generation we have been told the route to universal well-being is to abandon the expense of justice and equity and so allow the judgm..


A Consumers Republic

ISBN 10 : 9780307555366
ISBN 13 : 0307555364

In this signal work of history, Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Lizabeth Cohen shows how the pursuit of prosperity after World War II fueled our pervasive consume..