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Mass flourishing : how grassroots innovation created jobs, challenge, and change

Autore: Edmund S Phelps
Editore: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2013]
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Phelps explores what makes nations prosper--and why the sources of that prosperity are under threat today. Why did prosperity explode in some nations between the 1820s and 1960s, creating not just unprecedented material wealth but "flourishing"--Meaningful work, self-expression, and personal growth for more people than ever before?
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Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Edmund S Phelps
ISBN: 9780691158983 0691158983 9780691165790 0691165793
Numero OCLC: 840582137
Riconoscimenti: Winner of Axiom Business Book Awards: Entrepreneurship 2014.
Shortlisted for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2014.
Descrizione: xii, 378 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenuti: Introduction: Advent of the modern economies --
pt. I. The experience of the modern economy : How modern economies got their dynamism ; Material effects of the modern economies ; The experience of modern life ; How modern economies formed --
pt. II. Against the modern economy : The lure of socialism ; The third way: corporatism right and left ; Weighing the rivals on their terms ; The satisfaction of nations --
pt. III. Decay and refounding : Markers of post-1960s decline ; Understanding the post-1960s decline ; The good life: Aristotle and the moderns ; The good and the just --
Epilogue: Regaining the modern --
Timeline: Modernism and modernity.
Responsabilità: Edmund Phelps.
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