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Capitalism and freedom

Author: Milton Friedman; Rose D Friedman
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1982.
Series: Phoenix books (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? In this classic book, the author provides the definitive statement of his economic philosophy--one in which competitive capitalism serves as both a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Friedman; Rose D Friedman
ISBN: 0226264017 9780226264011 0226264009 9780226264004
OCLC Number: 8484307
Notes: Originally published in 1962.
"A Phoenix book."
Description: xi, 202 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The relation between economic freedom and political freedom --
The role of government in a free society --
The control of money --
International financial and trade arrangements --
Fiscal policy --
The role of government in education --
Capitalism and discrimination --
Monopoly and the social responsibility of business and labor --
Occupational licensure --
The distribution of income --
Social welfare measures --
Alleviation of poverty.
Series Title: Phoenix books (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: Milton Friedman, with the assistance of Rose D. Friedman ; with a new preface by the author.
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How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? In this classic book, the author provides the definitive statement of his economic philosophy--one in which competitive capitalism serves as both a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom.

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