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The Great Disruption: Human Nature and the Reconstitution of Social Order

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In the past thirty years, the United States has undergone a profound transformation in its social structure: Crime has increased, trust has declined, families have broken down, and individualism has triumphed over community. Has the Great Disruption of recent decades rent the fabric of American society irreparably? In this brilliant and sweeping work of social, economic, and moral analysis, Francis Fukuyama shows that even as the old order has broken apart, a new social order is already taking its place. andlt;Iandgt;The Great Disruptionandlt;/Iandgt; forges a new model for understanding the Great Reconstruction that is under way.

Synopsis:

In this provocative bestseller, Fukuyama examines the profound societal transformations of the last few decades and asserts that they have contributed to the breakdown of communities, the rise of violent crime, and the decline of morality. 24 graphs & charts.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Francis Fukuyamaandlt;/Bandgt; is a professor of public policy at George Mason University and the author of andlt;Iandgt;The End of Historyandlt;/Iandgt; and the andlt;Iandgt;Last Man and Trust: The Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity.andlt;/Iandgt; He lives in McLean, Virginia.

Table of Contents

Contents

Acknowledgments

Part ONE: The Great Disruption

1. Playing by the Rules

2. Crime, Family, Trust: What Happened

3. Causes: The Conventional Wisdom

4. Causes: Demographic, Economic, and Cultural

5. The Special Role of Women

6. Consequences of the Great Disruption

7. Was the Great Disruption Inevitable?

Part TWO: On the Genealogy of Morals

8. Where Do Norms Come From?

9. Human Nature and Social Order

10. The Origins of Cooperation

11. Self-Organization

12. Technology, Networks, and Social Capital

13. The Limits of Spontaneity and the Inevitability of Hierarchy

14. Beyond Cave 76

Part THREE: the great reconstruction

15. Does Capitalism Deplete Social Capital?

16. Reconstructions Past, Present, and Future

Appendix: Additional Data and Sources

Notes

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684865775
Author:
Fukuyama, Francis
Publisher:
Free Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
Sociology
Subject:
Sociology - Social Theory
Subject:
Social change
Subject:
Future Studies
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Information society
Subject:
Social integration.
Subject:
Social norms.
Subject:
General Current Events
Subject:
World History-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
89-4
Publication Date:
June 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
24 charts andamp; graphs
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 17.08 oz

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