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The new industrial state

Author: John Kenneth Galbraith; James K Galbraith
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, cop. 2007.
Series: James Madison library in American politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Redefines America's perception of itself. This book shows that the United States is no longer a free-enterprise society, but a structured state controlled by the largest companies. It presents the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kenneth Galbraith; James K Galbraith
ISBN: 9780691131412 0691131414
OCLC Number: 493366415
Description: 1 v. (LV-518 p.) : port. sur couv. ; 21 cm.
Contents: General Editor's Introduction ix Foreword by James K. Galbraith xi Acknowledgments xxv Introduction to the Fourth Edition xxvii Chapter 1: Change and the Planning System 1 Chapter 2: The Imperatives of Technology 13 Chapter 3: The Nature of Industrial Planning 25 Chapter 4: Planning and the Supply of Capital 42 Chapter 5: Capital and Power 56 Chapter 6: The Technostructure 73 Chapter 7: The Corporation 89 Chapter 8: The Entrepreneur and the Technostructure 108 Chapter 9: A Digression on the Firm under Socialism 123 Chapter 10: The Approved Contradiction 138 Chapter 11: The General Theory of Motivation 162 Chapter 12: Motivation in Perspective 176 Chapter 13: Motivation and the Technostructure 186 Chapter 14: The Principle of Consistency 199 Chapter 15: The Goals of the Planning System 207 Chapter 16: Prices in the Planning System 223 Chapter 17: Prices in the Planning System (Continued) 235 Chapter 18: The Management of Specific Demand 245 Chapter 19: The Revised Sequence 263 Chapter 20: The Regulation of Aggregate Demand 273 Chapter 21: The Nature of Employment and Unemployment 289 Chapter 22: The Control of the Wage-Price Spiral 305 Chapter 23: The Planning System and the Union I 322 Chapter 24: The Planning System and the Union II 337 Chapter 25: The Educational and Scientific Estate 347 Chapter 26: The Planning System and the State I 365 Chapter 27: The Planning System and the State II 377 Chapter 28: A Further Summary 390 Chapter 29: The Planning System and the Arms Race 398 Chapter 30: The Further Dimensions 419 Chapter 31: The Planning Lacunae 432 Chapter 32: Of Toil 443 Chapter 33: Education and Emancipation 452 Chapter 34: The Political Lead 462 Chapter 35: The Future of the Planning System 473 An Addendum on Economic Method and the Nature of Social Argument 489 Index 503
Series Title: James Madison library in American politics.
Responsibility: Jonh Kenneth Galbraith ; with a new foreword by James K. Galbraith.


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Praise for the original edition: "The New Industrial State deserves the widest possible attention and discussion."--Raymond J. Saulnier, New York Times Praise for the original edition: "[The New Read more...

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