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The third pillar : the revival of community in a polarised world

Author: Raghuram Rajan
Publisher: London : William Collins, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2019. ©2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author posits that successful democracies require balance between competitive markets, honest governments and local communities. Currently, as markets scale up, states scale up too; Rajan offers an alternative: strengthening local communities.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raghuram Rajan
ISBN: 9780008276270 0008276277
OCLC Number: 1091996579
Description: xxviii, 434 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The third pillar --
How the pillars emerged. Tolerating avarice --
The rise of the strong but limited state --
Freeing the market... then defending it --
The community in the balance --
Imbalance. The pressure to promise --
The ICT revolution cometh --
The reemergence of populism in the industrial west --
The other half of the world --
Restoring the balance. Society and inclusive localism --
Rebalancing the State and the community --
Reinvigorating the third pillar --
Responsible sovereignty --
Reforming markets.
Other Titles: 3rd pillar.
Responsibility: Raghuram Rajan.

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