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

Cowen, Tyler, author.,
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"Since Alexis de Tocqueville, restlessness has been accepted as a signature American trait. Our willingness to move, take risks, and adapt to change have produced a dynamic economy and a tradition of innovation from Ben Franklin to Steve Jobs. The problem, according to ... Tyler Cowen, is that Americans today have broken from this tradition--we're working harder than ever to avoid change ... Cowen [believes that] there are significant collateral downsides attending this comfort, among them heightened inequality and segregation and decreased incentives to innovate and create"--Amazon.com.

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Geneva Public Library 305.5 COW (Text)
Second Floor New Books
52118300914949
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Newark Public Library 305.5 COW (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52125300782945
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