The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream
- 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.
Author: Cowen, Tyler.
- Publisher: St. Martin's Press
- Pages: 256
- Publication Date: 2017-02-28T00:00:01Z
- Edition: 1st Edition
- Binding: Hardcover
- MSRP: 0.00
- ISBN13: 9781250108692
- ISBN: 1250108691
- Language: en_US
- Quality Rating: 1
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