What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 24. tra 2012. - Broj stranica: 256
In What Money Can't Buy, renowned political philosopher Michael J. Sandel rethinks the role that markets and money should play in our society.
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The lobbyists pay line-standing companies, who hire homeless people and others to queue up.12 • If you are a second grader in an underachieving Dallas school, read a book: $2. To encourage reading, the schools pay kids for each book ...
The reach of markets, and market-oriented thinking, into aspects of life traditionally governed by nonmarket norms is one of the most significant developments of our time. Consider the proliferation of for-profit schools, ...
Consider too the reach of commercial advertising into public schools; the sale of “naming rights” to parks and civic spaces; the marketing of “designer” eggs and sperm for assisted reproduction; the outsourcing of pregnancy to surrogate ...
But as money comes to buy more and more—political influence, good medical care, a home in a safe neighborhood rather than a crime-ridden one, access to elite schools rather than failing ones—the distribution of income and wealth looms ...
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A surprisingly accessible and engaging read--which is quite a feat when you consider a work combining economics and philosophy. Sandel depicts the problem as more than just commodification that ... Pročitajte cijelu recenziju
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I don't care about baseball and maybe that's the crucial link that this book requires to make any sense. The author repeatedly and I mean on almost every page assumes people share his personal ... Pročitajte cijelu recenziju
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