The Great Disruption: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of Social Order

The Great Disruption: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of Social Order

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In the past thirty years, the United States has undergone a profound transformation in its social structure: Crime has increased, trust has declined, families have broken down, and individualism has triumphed over community. Has the Great Disruption of recent decades rent the fabric of American society irreparably? In this brilliant and sweeping work of social, economic, and moral analysis, Francis Fukuyama shows that even as the old order has broken apart, a new social order is already taking its place. "The Great Disruption" forges a new model for understanding the Great Reconstruction that is under more

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  • Paperback | 372 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 22.86mm | 476.27g
  • Prentice Hall (a Pearson Education Company)
  • Prentice Hall & IBD
  • Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 0684865777
  • 9780684865775
  • 741,853

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George Scialabba "The Boston Globe" [Fukuyama] has made out a great deal in this book and his previous books, and will undoubtedly teach us a great deal more. Three seminal books in a mere seven years. What next?show more

About Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama is a professor of public policy at George Mason University and the author of "The End of History" and the "Last Man and Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity." He lives in McLean, more