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The Battle

How the Fight Between Free Enterprise and Big Government Will Shape America's Future

The Battle( )
Author: Brooks, Arthur C.
Publication Date:Jul 2011
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

America faces a new culture war- one that threatens our long-standing culture of free enterprise. Free enterprise embodies the values that define us as a nation: individual liberty, equal opportunity, entrepreneurship, and self-reliance. But the recent economic crisis has distorted these values, leading many Americans to forget the evils of socialism- which, as Arthur C. Brooks reveals, is back with a vengeance. Its proponents are playing for keeps, and if they win, America will be...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Government & Business
Business & Economics / Free Enterprise & Capitalism
Business & Economics / Entrepreneurship
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.577 x 8.073 x 0.468 Inches
Book Weight:0.51 Pounds
Author Biography
Brooks, Arthur C. (Author)
Arthur C. Brooks (born May 21, 1964) is an American author, social scientist and musician, and currently serves as the president of the American Enterprise Institute.

At the age of 19, he left college to play the French horn professionally. After touring internationally and recording several albums, he eventually landed in the City Orchestra of Barcelona. Nearly a decade later, Brooks returned to the US and completed his bachelor's degree by correspondence. He went on to earn a Ph.D. in public policy, focusing on microeconomic and mathematical modeling. After completing his doctorate, he spent 10 years as a professor of public administration.

His titles include: The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier and More Prosperous America; The Battle: How the Fight between Big Government and Free Enterprise will Shape America's Future; Gross National Happiness: Why Happiness Matters for America--And How We Can Get More of it; Social Entrepreneurship: A Modern Approach to Social Value Creation; and Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth about Compassionate Conservatism.


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