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Capitalism and equality in America

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Published by Hamilton Press, Institute for Educational Affairs in Lanham, [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Capitalism -- United States.,
    • Equality -- United States.,
    • Income distribution -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statementedited by Peter L. Berger.
      SeriesModern capitalism ;, v. 1
      ContributionsBerger, Peter L., Institute for Educational Affairs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB501 .C2423 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 306 p. :
      Number of Pages306
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2730672M
      ISBN 100819155721, 081915573X
      LC Control Number86024739

      One doesn’t need to believe that capitalism, as such, is incompatible with democracy to accept that a certain threshold of economic equality is a prerequisite for the latter. Capital in the Twenty-First Century is a book by French economist Thomas focuses on wealth and income inequality in Europe and the United States since the 18th century. It was initially published in French (as Le Capital au XXIe siècle) in August ; an English translation by Arthur Goldhammer followed in April The book's central thesis is that when the rate of return Author: Thomas Piketty.

      Australia, the majority of countries in Africa and South America, and a few countries in Asia, like Vietnam, provide 15 to 25 weeks. The rest offer 14 weeks. Gender equality hits the wall in the U.S. Views about gender equality have changed radically in this country since the women’s liberation movement surged into the streets in   About Capitalism in America. From the legendary former Fed Chairman and the acclaimed Economist writer and historian, the full, epic story of America’s evolution from a small patchwork of threadbare colonies to the most powerful engine of wealth and innovation the world has ever seen. Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.

        American capitalism broke in the s. Can it be fixed? Washington Post columnist Steven Pearlstein talks about his new book, “Can American Capitalism Survive?” on Recode Decode. The Vexed Meaning of Equality in Gilded Age America As Charles Postel shows in his new book, Equality: and more generally the dysfunctionality of contemporary capitalism, equality—or the.


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