Cover

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Title Page, About the Series, Copyright, Dedication

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pp. i-vi

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Acknowledgments

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pp. vii-viii

...Without two talented and caring people, this book would not have happened. Based on lectures at the City University of New York, the book...

Contents

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pp. ix-x

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Foreword

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pp. xi-xii

...realization that, had they been published a tad earlier, they might not have been well heard. They could have been passed over or ignored. Conceived...

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Preface to the Paperback Edition

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pp. xiii-xvi

...government does not grow economies, business does. In other words, government, don’t meddle where you’re not needed. Politicians are even easier...

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Part I. Government and Change in America

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pp. 1-64

...of policymakers from both parties with such fluency that one would think the evidence needn’t even be gathered. Republican followers of Ronald Reagan remain...

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Part II. How Much We Have Changed

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pp. 65-124

...evidence does not at all support the snappy conclusions. To the contrary, rapid change confronted America time and again over two hundred and fifty...

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Part III. What To Do

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pp. 125-176

...to rid itself of a deep- seated pessimism that it does not acknowledge. Ronald Reagan, promising a “new morning in America,” ironically ushered in the age of limits he accused Jimmy Carter of creating...

Notes

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pp. 177-194

Index

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pp. 195-205