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The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth

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Written by Benjamin M. FriedmanAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Benjamin M. Friedman

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: September 12, 2006
  • Price: $18.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-4000-9571-1 (1-4000-9571-9)
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

PART I: IDEAS, THEIR ORIGINS, AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS

1. What Growth Is, What Growth Does
2. Perspectives from the Englightenment and Its Roots
3. Crosscurrent: The Age of Improvement and Beyond
4. Rising Incomes, Individual Attitudes, and the Politics of Social Change

PART II: DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA

5. From Horotio Alger to William Jennings Bryan
6. From TR to FDR
7. Great Depression, Great Expectation
8. America in the Postwar Era

PART III: OTHER TIMES, OTHER PLACES: THE EUROPEAN DEMOCRACIES

9. Britain
10. France
11. Germany

PART IV: DEVELOPMENT, EQUALITY, GLOBALIZATION, AND THE ENVIRONMENT

12. Economics and Politics in the Developing World
13. Virtuous Circles, Vicious Cycles
14. Growth and Equality
15. Growth and the Environment

PART V: LOOKING FORWARD

16. Economic Policy and Economic Growth in America

Notes
Acknowledgments
Index