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The complacent class : the self-defeating quest for the American dream, Tyler Cowen

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The complacent class : the self-defeating quest for the American dream
Title
The complacent class
Title remainder
the self-defeating quest for the American dream
Statement of responsibility
Tyler Cowen
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the trend of Americans away from the traditionally mobile, risk-accepting, and adaptable tendencies that defined them for much of recent history, and toward stagnation and comfort, and how this development has the potential to make future changes more disruptive. --Publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cowen, Tyler
Dewey number
305.5/130973
Index
index present
LC call number
  • HN59.2
  • HN90.S65
LC item number
  • .C69 2017
  • C69 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Social mobility
  • Social classes
  • United States
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic Conditions
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology
  • Economic history
  • Social classes
  • Social history
  • Social mobility
  • United States
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic Conditions
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology
Label
The complacent class : the self-defeating quest for the American dream, Tyler Cowen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [205]-231) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The complacent class and its dangers -- Why Americans have stopped moving, or Is your hometown really so special? -- The reemergence of segregation -- Why Americans stopped creating -- The respite of the well-ordered match: love, music, and even your dog -- Why Americans stopped rioting and instead legalized marijuana -- How a dynamic society looks and feels -- Political stagnation, the dwindling of true democracy, and Alexis de Tocqueville as prophet of our time -- The return of chaos, and why the complacent class cannot hold
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9781250108692
Lccn
2016049031
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn967557997
  • (OCoLC)967557997
Label
The complacent class : the self-defeating quest for the American dream, Tyler Cowen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [205]-231) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The complacent class and its dangers -- Why Americans have stopped moving, or Is your hometown really so special? -- The reemergence of segregation -- Why Americans stopped creating -- The respite of the well-ordered match: love, music, and even your dog -- Why Americans stopped rioting and instead legalized marijuana -- How a dynamic society looks and feels -- Political stagnation, the dwindling of true democracy, and Alexis de Tocqueville as prophet of our time -- The return of chaos, and why the complacent class cannot hold
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9781250108692
Lccn
2016049031
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn967557997
  • (OCoLC)967557997

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