Human Capitalism: How Economic Growth Has Made Us Smarter--and More Unequal

Human Capitalism: How Economic Growth Has Made Us Smarter--and More Unequal

by Brink Lindsey

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ISBN-13: 9780691157320
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 05/05/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Brink Lindsey is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute and a consultant for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. He is the author of The Age of Abundance: How Prosperity Transformed America's Politics and Culture (Collins) and Against the Dead Hand: The Uncertain Struggle for Global Capitalism (Wiley).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction 1

One: The Rise of Complexity 6

Two: The Abstract Art of Modern Living 12

Three: Capitalism with a Human Face 23

Four: Class and Consciousness 31

Five: Inequality as a Culture Gap 41

Six: From Convergence to Polarization 55

Seven: Reforming Human Capitalism 71
Eight: What Lies Ahead 98
Notes 117
Index 131

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