Confronting Capitalism

Real Solutions for a Troubled Economic System

 Confronting Capitalism

Author: Philip Kotler
Pub Date: April 2015
Print Edition: $26.00
Print ISBN: 9780814436455
Page Count: 256
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814436462

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Table of Contents


Introduction: Creating High-Performance Capitalism 1

Chapter 1: The Persistence of Poverty 17

Chapter 2: Income Inequality on the Rise 29

Chapter 3: Workers under Siege 63

Chapter 4: Job Creation in the Face of Growing Automation 79

Chapter 5: Companies not Covering Their “Social Costs” 95

Chapter 6: Environment Exploitation 105

Chapter 7: Business Cycles and Economic Instability 115

Chapter 8: The Dangers of Narrow Self-Interest 135

Chapter 9: The Debt Burden and Financial Regulation 147

Chapter 10: How Politics Subverts Economics 167

Chapter 11: Capitalism’s Short-Term Orientation 181

Chapter 12: Questionable Marketing Outputs 189

Chapter 13: Setting the Right GDP Growth Rate 199

Chapter 14: Creating Happiness as Well as Goods 211

Epilogue 225

Notes 227


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