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Capitalism and freedom

Author: Milton Friedman; Rose D Friedman
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 40th Anniversary editionView 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, Milton Friedman provides the definitive statement of his immensely influential economic philosophy -- one in which competitive capitalism serves as both a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom. The result is an accessible text that has sold  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Friedman; Rose D Friedman
ISBN: 0226264203 9780226264202 0226264211 9780226264219
OCLC Number: 49672469
Notes: Originally published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1962].
Description: xvi, 208 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface, 2002 --
Preface, 1982 --
Preface --
Introduction --
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 --
Conclusion --
Index.
Responsibility: Milton Friedman ; with the assistance of Rose D. Friedman ; with a new preface by the author.
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