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Everything for Sale: The Virtues and Limits of Markets / Edition 1
     

Everything for Sale: The Virtues and Limits of Markets / Edition 1

by Robert Kuttner
 

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ISBN-10: 0226465551

ISBN-13: 2900226465554

Pub. Date: 05/28/1999

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Zeroing in on such realms as health care and the workplace, the commercialization of sports and the arts, the chaotic deregulation of airlines, S&Ls, and telecommunications, and the buying and selling of public offices, Kuttner shows how markets can fail precisely those whom they are supposed to serve. Asking the crucial question, "What should not be for sale?",

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Zeroing in on such realms as health care and the workplace, the commercialization of sports and the arts, the chaotic deregulation of airlines, S&Ls, and telecommunications, and the buying and selling of public offices, Kuttner shows how markets can fail precisely those whom they are supposed to serve. Asking the crucial question, "What should not be for sale?", Kuttner shows why a society conceived as a grand auction block would not be a democracy worth having. 416 pp. Author tour. 25,000 print.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900226465554
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
05/28/1999
Edition description:
1
Pages:
432

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. The Resurgent Market
2. The Imperial Market
3. The Market for Labor
4. Markets and Medicine
5. Money Markets and the Corporation
6. Markets, Innovation, and Growth
7. Regulated Competition
8. Regulating the Human Environment
9. Markets and Politics
Notes
Index

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