One of the most distinguished thinkers in critical theory and historical sociology, Barrington Moore, Jr., long has been concerned with freedom and decency in industrial society. Here Barrington analyzes fluctuating moral beliefs and behavior in political and economic affairs at different points in history, from the early Middle Ages in England to 20th-century Soviet socialism.In this essay I present a substantial amount of comparative history, which I hope is intrinsically interesting as well as appropriate and useful. In emphasizing what not to expect, I will add that I have kept comments on recent and current events in anbsp;...
|Title||:||Moral Aspects of Economic Growth, and Other Essays|
|Publisher||:||Cornell University Press - 1998|