The Work of Nations: Preparing Ourselves for 21st Century Capitalis


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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
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5.12 X 8.03 X 0.73 inches | 0.57 pounds

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About the Author

Currently Secretary of Labor in the Clinton Administration, Robert Reich is a member of the faculty of Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government and one of America's foremost political economists. A graduate of Dartmouth College, Yale Law School, and Oxford University, he served as Assistant to the Solicitor General in the Ford administrations and Director of Policy Planning for the Federal Trade Commission in the Carter administration. He is a contributing editor of The New Republic, chairman of the editorial board of The American Prospect, a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review and The Atlantic, and a regular commentator for both National Public Radio, and public television. He is the author of The Resurgent Liberal, Tales of a New America, New Deals: The Chrysler Revival and the American System, The Next American Frontier, Minding America's Business, and other books. Reich lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his wife and two sons.


"Original and important... Robert B. Reich offers a fresh analysis of America's present economic and social prospects."- The New York Times

"The World of Nations will be--and should be--widely read and debated."- Wall Street Journal

"Robert Reich is one of the country's most innovative and interesting political economists.... Very few readers will walk away [from this book] without learning to think about the world in a new and clearer way."- Los Angeles Times

"A rarity...a work of economic theory that a layman can read with pleasure and intellectual profit."- The New Yorker

"Reich covers a remarkable range of material with facility and intelligence."- Washington Post Book World