Book , Print in English

Capitalism and freedom

Milton Friedman ; with the assistance of Rose D. Friedman ; with a new preface by the author.
  • Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2002.
  • 40th anniversary ed.
  • xvi, 208 pages ; 21 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat it poses to individual freedom? In this classic book, the author provides the definitive statement of his economic philosophy--one in which competitive capitalism serves as both a device for achieving economic freedom and a necessary condition for political freedom.
Contents
  • Preface, 2002
  • Preface, 1982
  • I. Relation Between Economic Freedom and Political Freedom
  • II. Role of Government in a Free Society
  • III. Control of Money
  • IV. International Financial and Trade Arrangements
  • V. Fiscal Policy
  • VI. Role of Government in Education
  • VII. Capitalism and Discrimination
  • VIII. Monopoly and the Social Responsibility of Business and Labor
  • IX. Occupational Licensure
  • X. Distribution of Income
  • XI. Social Welfare Measures
  • XII. Alleviation of Poverty
  • XIII. Conclusion.
Other information
  • Originally published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1962].
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 0226264203 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780226264202 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0226264211 (paper : alk. paper)
  • 9780226264219 (paper : alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2002067530
  • OCLC: 49672469
  • OCLC: 49672469