The Making of the Economic Society / Edition 13

The Making of the Economic Society / Edition 13

ISBN-10:
0136080693
ISBN-13:
9780136080695
Pub. Date:
07/20/2011
Publisher:
Pearson

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The Making of the Economic Society / Edition 13

With its roots in history and eyes on the future, this book traces the development of our economic society from the Middle Ages to the present, offering a balanced perspective of why our economy is the way it is and where it may be headed. It explores the catalytic role past economic trends and dynamics–particularly capitalism–have played in creating the present challenges we face, and offers suggestions on how we may deal with them most effectively in the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780136080695
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 07/20/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 521,263
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Hilbroner/Milberg, The Making of the Economic Society 13e

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

The Economic Problem

Chapter 2

The Premarket Economy

Chapter 3

The Emergence of Market Society

Chapter 4

The Inductrial Revolution

Chapter 5

The Impact of Industrial Technology

Chapter 6

The Great Depression

Chapter 7

The Rise of the Public Sector

Chapter 8

Modern Capitalism Emerges in Europe

Chapter 9

The Golden Age of Capitalism

Chapter 10

The Rise and Fall of Socialism

Chapter 11

Why Some Nations Remain Poor, Emerging Markets and the Persistence of Global Poverty

Chapter 12

The Great Recession in Historical Perspective

Chapter 13

Problems and Possibilities

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