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The work of nations : preparing ourselves for 21st-century capitalism / Robert B. Reich.

Author/Creator:
Reich, Robert B.
Edition:
[1st ed.]
Publication:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf : [Distributed by Random House], 1991. (Fairfield, Pennsylvania : Printed and bound by Fairfield Graphics)
Format/Description:
Book
[2], xii, 331, [7] pages ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Capitalism.
Free enterprise.
Public investments.
Economic policy.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
Introduction: The National Idea
Part One: The Economic Nation. The origins of economic nationalism; Economic nationalism and high-volume production; The corporation and the national interest; The national champion; The national bargain; The presumed problem
Part Two: The Global Web. From high volume to high value; The new web of enterprise; The diffusion of ownership and control; The global web; The end of the national champion; The coming irrelevance of corporate nationality; The perils of vertigial thought
Part Three: The Rise of the Symbolic Analyst. The three jobs of the future; A digression on symbolic analysis and market incentive; American incomes; Why the rich are getting richer and the poor, poorer; The education of the symbolic analyst (I); The education of the symbolic analyst (II)
Part Four: The Meaning of Nation. The problem restated; The decline of public investment; The uses of vestigial thought; The new community; The politics of secession; Who is "us"?
Notes:
"This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc."
"First Edition."
"The text of this book was set in Electra, a Linotype face designed by W. A. Dwiggins (1880-1956). This face cannot be classified as either modern or old style."--Colophon.
"Designed by Virginia Tan."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-320) and index.
Local notes:
Potok Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Potok Collection copy inscribed "To Dr. Chaim Potok in memory of the day & for the quality of mind & spirit that inspire us all. Cordially Bob Neff".
Penn Provenance:
Potok, Adena (donor) (Potok Collection copy)
Potok, Chaim (inscription) (Potok Collection copy)
Neff, Robert W. (autograph) (Potok Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1991
Contributor:
Dwiggins, W. A. (William Addison), 1880-1956.
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0394583523 :
OCLC:
22242939
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