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Milton Friedman

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It is a rare professor who greatly alters the thinking of his professional colleagues. It's an even rarer one who helps transform the world. Friedman has done both." - Stephen Chapman, Chicago Tribune How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? In his classic book, Capitalism and Freedom, Milton Friedman presents his view of the proper role of competitive capitalism - the organization of the bulk of economic activity through private enterprise operating in a free market - as both a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom. He also outlines the role that government should play in a society dedicated to freedom and relying primarily on the market to organize economic activity. Friedman begins with a discussion of the principles of a truly liberal society. He then applies those principles to a range of pressing problems, including monetary policy, discrimination, education, income distribution, welfare, and poverty. The result is a book that has sold well over half a million copies in English, has been translated into eighteen languages, and has become increasingly influential in recent years as more and more governments have moved from highly planned economies to embrace free market economics.

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Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: December 2002
First published: November 2002
Authors: Milton Friedman
Dimensions: 204 x 133 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
Edition: Anniversary edition
ISBN-13: 978-0-226-26421-9
Categories: Books > Business & Economics > Economics
Books > Business & Economics > Economics > Economic theory & philosophy
Books > Business & Economics > Economics > Political economy
Books > Business & Economics > Economics > Economic systems
Books > Business & Economics > Economics > Economic systems > General
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LSN: 0-226-26421-1
Barcode: 9780226264219

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