The Conscience of a Liberal
By (author) Paul R. Krugman
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Conscience of a Liberal by Paul R. Krugman
Book DescriptionIn this "clear, provocative" (Boston Globe) New York Times bestseller, Paul Krugman, today's most widely read economist, examines the past eighty years of American history, from the reforms that tamed the harsh inequality of the Gilded Age and the 1920s to the unraveling of that achievement and the reemergence of immense economic and political inequality since the 1970s. Seeking to understand both what happened to middle-class America and what it will take to achieve a "new New Deal," Krugman has created his finest book to date, a "stimulating manifesto" offering "a compelling historical defense of liberalism and a clarion call for Americans to retake control of their economic destiny" (Publishers Weekly). "As Democrats seek a rationale not merely for returning to power, but for fundamentally changing-or changing back-the relationship between America's government and its citizens, Mr. Krugman's arguments will prove vital in the months and years ahead." -Peter Beinart, New York Times
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780393333138
(211mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 10-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Paul R. Krugman
Country Is Not a Company, Paperback (December 2009)
Argues that business leaders need to understand the differences between economic policy on the national and international scale and business strategy on the organizational scale. This title explains the world of economics for businesspeople who are so close to it and yet are continually frustrated by what they see.
Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008, Paperback (August 2009)
The New York Times bestseller: the Nobel Prize-winning economist shows how today's crisis parallels the Great Depression-and explains how to avoid catastrophe. With a new foreword for this paperback edition.
Conscience of a Liberal, Paperback (January 2009)
Presents the author's vision of a New Deal for a fairer society. This book argues that the time is ripe for another era of great reform. It outlines a programme for change, explaining what can be done to narrow the wealth gap. It shows how a fresh political coalition can both support and be supported by reform, making our society more democratic.
Return of Depression Economics, Paperback (December 2008)» View all books by Paul R. Krugman
Shows how crisis parallels the events that caused the Great Depression - and explains what it will take to avoid catastrophe. In this book, the author surveyes the economic crises that had swept across Asia and Latin America, and warns that those crises were a warning for all of us.
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Author Biography - Paul R. Krugman
Paul Krugman is the recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics. He is a best-selling author, columnist, and blogger for the New York Times, and is a professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University.
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