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The affluent society

Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, 1958.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006.
Affluent society.
Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin, 1958
(DLC) 58008512
(OCoLC)167255
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Kenneth Galbraith
OCLC Number: 581947302
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (368 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The affluent society --
The concept of the conventional wisdom --
Economics and the tradition of despair --
The uncertain reassurance --
The American mood --
The marxian pall --
Inequality --
Economic security --
The paramount position of production --
The imperatives of consumer demand --
The dependence effect --
The illusion of National Security --
The vested interest in output --
The bill collector cometh --
Inflation --
The monetary illusion --
Production versus price stability --
The theory of social balance --
The investment balance --
The transition --
The divorce of production from security --
The redress of balance --
The new position of poverty --
Labor, leisure, and the new class --
On security and survival.
Responsibility: John Kenneth Galbraith.

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