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Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity Penguin London
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The End of History and the Last Man
20th anniversary edition of "The End of History and the Last Man", a landmark of political philosophy by Francis Fukuyama, author of "The Origins of Political Order". With the fall of Berlin Wall inExpand
Social capital, civil society and development
Social capital is an instantiated informal norm that promotes co-operation between individuals. In the economic sphere it reduces transaction costs and in the political sphere it promotes the kind ofExpand
The End of History
IN WATCHING the flow of events over the past decade or so, it is hard to avoid the feeling that something very fundamental has happened in world history. The past year has seen a flood of articlesExpand
Social Capital and Civil Society
Social capital is an instantiated informal norm that promotes cooperation between individuals. In the economic sphere it reduces transaction costs, and in the political sphere it promotes the kind ofExpand
The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution
A "New York Times" Notable Book for 2011 A "Globe and Mail" Best Books of the Year 2011 Title A "Kirkus Reviews" Best Nonfiction of 2011 title Virtually all human societies were once organizedExpand
Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution
The dramatic advances in DNA technology over the last few years are the stuff of science fiction. It is now not only possible to clone human beings it is happening. For the first time since theExpand
Social Capital and the Global Economy
Conventional maps of the global economy divide the major players into three groups: the United States and its partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement, the European Union (eu), and EastExpand
The Great Disruption: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of Social Order
From the Publisher: The Great Disruption begins by observing that over the past thirty years, the United States and other developed countries have undergone a profound transformation from industrialExpand
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