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Inequality and prosperity

social Europe vs. liberal America

by Jonas Pontusson

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Western,
  • United States,
  • Europe, Western.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Income distribution -- Europe, Western,
    • Income distribution -- United States,
    • Capitalism -- Europe, Western,
    • Capitalism -- United States,
    • Welfare state -- Europe, Western,
    • Welfare state -- United States,
    • Europe, Western -- Economic conditions -- 1945-,
    • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJonas Pontusson.
      SeriesCornell studies in political economy
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC240.9.I5 P66 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3400690M
      ISBN 100801443512, 0801489709
      ISBN 109780801443510, 9780801489709
      LC Control Number2005015045

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      Prosperity Better Business Makes the Greater Good Colin Mayer. A radical reformulation of our notions of business, its roles and responsibilities and the way it operates; Argues that the prevailing understanding of corporations leads to inequality, poor innovation, environmental degradation, and a lack of growth.   In Inequality and Prosperity, Jonas Pontusson provides a comparative overview of the two major models of labor markets and welfare systems in the advanced industrial world: the "liberal capitalist" system of the United States and Britain and the "social market" capitalism of northern Europe. Full E-book Inequality and Prosperity: Social.


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