The Making of Economic Society

The Making of Economic Society

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This text surveys the development of the market society and its problems from antiquity to the present. Students will get a familiarity with the history of our economic society and a sense of how dominant institutions came into being in the first place. They will see the institutions, and the problems they create, as part of the ongoing process of our economic life. Coverage of the collapse of the Soviet Communism is included. Each chapter concludes with a summary of key concepts, to help students focus on the important propositions in the chapter. In addition, there are end-of-chapter questions.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 263 pages
  • 180 x 250mm | 423g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 9th Revised edition
  • ports.
  • 0130122203
  • 9780130122209

Table of contents

The economic problem; the premarket economy; the emergence of market society; the industrial revolution; the impact of industrial technology; the change in market structure; the great depression; the evolution of guided capitalism; the drift of European economic history; the new international economy; the dynamics of capitalism; the options before America; socialism and capitalism.show more

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