The political economy of nation building : the world's unfinished business / Mack Ott
- Ott, Mack
- New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction Publishers, 
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- Physical Description:
- xlv, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Preface -- Prologue: origins of the liberal nation state -- The rule of law and the evolution of the common law -- The decline of feudalism and the rise of free labor, private property and the market -- Separation of faith and governance, the rise of literacy, and the emergence of society -- The autonomy of credit and finance -- The complex quest for growth -- Steps and missteps in liberal nations' development -- The rule of law and matters of good governance -- Privatization and the expansion of the middle class -- Nurturing civil society and tolerance -- Credit, money, and transactions: enabling financial development -- Economic growth and inequality -- Epilogue: nation building and national interest.
- 9781412847421 and 1412847427
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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