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The great degeneration : how institutions decay and economies die / Niall Ferguson.

Ferguson, Niall (Author).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville 306.09172 FERGUSON (Text) 34706001381104 Non-Fiction 300-399 Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594205453
  • ISBN: 1594205450
  • ISBN: 9780143125525
  • Physical Description: 174 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
The human hive -- The Darwinian economy -- The landscape of law -- Civil and uncivil societies.
Summary, etc.:
"What causes rich countries to lose their way? Symptoms of decline are all around us today: slowing growth, crushing debts, increasing inequality, aging populations, antisocial behavior. But what exactly has gone wrong? The answer, Niall Ferguson argues ... is that our institutions--the intricate frameworks within which a society can flourish or fail--are degenerating"--Dust cover flap.
Subject: Social institutions > Developed countries.
Civil society > Developed countries.
Civilization, Western > 21st century.
Regression (Civilization)
Developed countries > Social conditions > 21st century.
Developed countries > Economic conditions > 21st century.

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