Hayek's Modern Family: Classical Liberalism and the Evolution of Social Institutions

Hayek's Modern Family: Classical Liberalism and the Evolution of Social Institutions

by Steven Horwitz

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349562473
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/12/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 313
Product dimensions: 155.00(w) x 235.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Steven Horwitz is Charles A. Dana Professor of Economics at St. Lawrence University, USA, and an Affiliated Senior Scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, USA. He is the author of two books on monetary economics, and has written extensively on the social thought of F.A. Hayek and the Austrian school of economics.

Table of Contents

PART I: CLASSICAL LIBERALISM AND THE EVOLUTION OF SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS
1. Introduction: The Family and Classical Liberalism
2. Two Sorts of Worlds at Once
PART II: CAPITALISM AND THE CREATION OF THE MODERN FAMILY
3. The Family in a World of Poverty
4. Capitalism and the Emergence of the Modern Family
5. Gender and Family in the Twentieth Century
PART III: THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FAMILY
6. Marriage, Divorce, and the Market Process
7. The Family in a World of Abundance
8. Why Parenting Matters: The Importance of Play, Risk, and Failure for Classical Liberalism
PART IV: CLASSICAL LIBERALISM AND FAMILY POLICY
9. Knowledge, Incentives, and Parental Rights: A Framework for Classical Liberal Family Policy
10. Classical Liberalism and the Contemporary Evolution of Marriage

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