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Elites, minorities, and economic growth

Author: Elise S Brezis; Peter Temin
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elise S Brezis; Peter Temin
ISBN: 0444828486 9780444828484
OCLC Number: 44720789
Notes: "Papers ... presented at an interdisciplinary conference at Bar-Ilan University, Israel in June 1997"--Pref.
Description: 255 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Elites, Minorities and Economic Growth in an Interdisciplinary Perspective / Elise S. Brezis, Peter Temin 3 --
II. Economic, Political Elites and Growth --
2. The American Business Elite in Historical Perspective / Peter Temin 19 --
3. Business Dynasties in Britain and France / Francois Crouzet 41 --
4. Elites and Civil Societies in the Middle East / Baruch Kimmerling 55 --
5. The Recruitment and Role of Elites in Israel / Eva Etzioni-Halevy 65 --
6. Elites, Ethnic Mobilizations and Democracy in Postcommunist Europe / Jan Pakulski 75 --
7. Two Waves of Professionalization of the Hungarian Economic Elite / Gyorgy Lengyel 93 --
III. Minorities and Growth --
8. Don't Beat Up the Little Guys / David S. Landes 107 --
9. How do Minorities Become Elites? / Peter Mathias 115 --
10. The Jews, the English Industrial Revolution, Technological Innovations and the Sciences / Paul Bairoch 129 --
11. The Weber Thesis and the Jews / William D. Rubinstein 137 --
12. The Role of the Chinese Minorities in the Economic Development of Southeast Asian Countries / Eliezer B. Ayal 149 --
IV. Theories of Elites and Minorities --
13. The Memberships Theory of Inequality: Ideas and Implications / Steven N. Durlauf 161 --
14. Invention and Rebellion: Why do Innovations Occur at all? An Evolutionary Approach / Joel Mokyr 179 --
15. The Democratization of Political Elites and the Decline in Inequality in Modern Economic Growth / Moshe Justman, Mark Gradstein 205 --
16. Elites and the Economics of Political Radicalism: Evidence from Oldham, 1841-1852 / Adam Klug, Carmel Nadav 221 --
17. Elite Schools, Circulation of Elites and Economic Development: The ENA Case / Elise S. Brezis, Francois Croutzet 235.
Responsibility: edited by Elise S. Brezis, Peter Temin.
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