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efficient society

why Canada is as close to utopia as it gets

by Heath, Joseph

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Published by Viking in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Canada -- Social conditions -- 1991-,
    • Canada -- Politics and government -- 1980-,
    • Canada -- Economic conditions -- 1991-,
    • Canada -- Conditions sociales -- 1991-,
    • Canada -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1993-,
    • Canada -- Conditions économiques -- 1991-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJoseph Heath.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN103.5 .H43 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination339 p. ;
      Number of Pages339
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4022796M
      ISBN 100670891495
      LC Control Number2001409008
      OCLC/WorldCa45300419

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He argues that Canada's successes as a nation are largely attributable to its commitment to efficiency as a value. The book was Cited by:   Joseph Heath is an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto.

He holds a BA from McGill and a PhD in philosophy from Northwestern University. Inhe was the Olmsted Visiting Scholar in ethics, politics, and economics at Yale. His latest book is The Efficient Society: Why Canada Is as Close to Utopia as It : Joseph Heath.

In this fascinating account of what makes Canada such a successful society, Joseph Heath celebrates the much-maligned value of efficiency and asks some searching questions about the forces that threaten to undermine our quality of life.

In Canada, personal liberty takes precedence over collective well-being, which makes it an efficient society, but this efficiency is under siege.

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Canada is an efficient society, much more efficient than our neighbour to the south, where personal liberty takes precedence over collective well-being. This. Joseph Heath is a philosopher but "The Efficient Society" is really a landmark text in modern Political Economics.

He takes an admirably unbiased look at the economics and politics of modern western societies using a benchmark of "Efficiency" - being forms of organization that increase the wellbeing of citizens in a country rather than the more usual measure of per capita GDP.

Joseph Heath is a philosopher but "The Efficient Society" is really a landmark text in modern Political Economics.

He takes an admirably unbiased look at the economics and politics of modern western societies using a benchmark of "Efficiency" - being forms of organization that increase the wellbeing of citizens in a country rather than the more usual measure of per capita s: Canada is an efficient society, much more efficient than our neighbour to the south, where personal liberty takes precedence over collective well-being.

This is one of the reasons, Heath argues, that the United Nations Annual Human Development Report consistently ranks Canada as the best place in the world to live.

But this efficiency is under. After my first reading of the book, I felt he could have done more to try to establish the truth of his claim about Canada. A second reading suggests that his commitment to the efficient society is stronger than his desire to show that Canada is a paradigm case of one.

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