American amnesia : how the war on government led us to forget what made America prosper / Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson.
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- ISBN: 9781451667820
- ISBN: 1451667825
- Physical Description: vii, 455 pages ; 24 cm
- Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 375-434) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction: Prosperity lost -- Part I: The rise of the mixed economy. Coming up short -- The great divide -- The trouble with markets -- How America got rich -- "An established and useful reality" -- Part II: The crisis of the mixed economy. American amnesia -- We're not in Camelot anymore -- This is not your father's party -- The modern robber barons -- A crisis of authority -- Conclusion: The positive-sum society.
"A spirited examination of why what's good for American business elites and what's good for Americans have become misaligned"--Front jacket flap.
In the past, government and business were as much partners as rivals, resulting in broad-based growth and healthy social development. But advocates of anti-government market fundamentalism are intent on scrapping the instrument of nearly a century of unprecedented economic and social progress. Hacker and Pierson examine why what's good for American business elites and what's good for Americans have become misaligned.
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