Facing Social Revolution: The Personal Journey of a Quaker Economist

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Foreword by Jim Corbettii
Prefaceiii
Part One. The Journey in the Third World
1. My Confession1
2. Quiet and Reflection5
3. Affirmation11
4. From Socialism at Andover to the Land Grabbers of Cali15
5. From the Farms and Slums of Latin America to the Radical Students of Mexico21
6. My Work Suppressed25
7. The Glittering Chamber of Johannesburg31
8. What, Me a Conservative?37
Part Two. The Journey Through History
9. The Poor Can Empower Themselves43
10. The Myth of the Ignorant Poor53
11. Japan, Ourselves, and the Rest of the World59
12. Why History?71
13. Slavery77
14. The Massive Chasm83
15. Land93
16. Capital and Profit101
17. The System and the People109
18. Liberation Theology, Revolution, and Sanctions113
19. Pacifism119
20. What Can One Person Do?123
21. The Journey Continues129
Afterword: The Creative Tension in Being a Quaker Economist, by Kenneth Boulding133
References137
Index141

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