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Greed : gut feelings, growth, and history

Author: Alexander Foster Robertson
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A A lively and well written account of a neglected topic -- greed A Uses the topic of greed as a way to explore broader issues concerning the nature and development of modern societies A Written with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Foster Robertson
ISBN: 074562605X 9780745626055
OCLC Number: 468619123
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 245-267. Index.
Description: IX-277 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: List of Figures and Captions. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. 2. What Do We mean By Greed?. Part I: Denials and Apologies:. 3. Beastly Passions and Legitimate Desires. 4. Discipling Greed. 5. Scholars and Idiots. Part II: How Greed Grows:. 6. Feeling and Meaning. 7. Growth and History. Part III: Three Bio--Histories:. 8. The Gluttonous Peasant. 9. The Avaricious Pensioner. 10. The Venal Professional. 11. Corporate Greed. References. Tailpiece.
Responsibility: A.F. Robertson.
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