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Author Ferguson, Niall, author.

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

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  909.09821 F381g 2013    ---  Available
Description 174 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- The human hive -- The Darwinian economy -- The landscape of law -- Civil and uncivil societies -- Conclusion.
Summary "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 Developed countries -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Developed countries -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Social institutions -- Developed countries.
Civil society -- Developed countries.
Civilization, Western -- 21st century.
Regression (Civilization)
Civil society. (OCoLC)fst00862876
Civilization, Western. (OCoLC)fst00863138
Economic history. (OCoLC)fst00901974
Regression (Civilization) (OCoLC)fst01093263
Social history. (OCoLC)fst01122498
Social institutions. (OCoLC)fst01122537
Developed countries. (OCoLC)fst01294462
Chronological Term 2000 - 2099
ISBN 1594205450 (hardcover)
9781594205453 (hardcover)
9781101608456 (ebook)

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