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The new industrial state

Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2007.
Series: James Madison library in American politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Princeton edView all editions and formats
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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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Kenneth Galbraith
ISBN: 9780691131412 0691131414
OCLC Number: 76925166
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1967.
Description: lv, 518 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: General Editor's Introduction --
Foreword / James K. Galbraith --
1. Change and the Planning System --
2. The Imperatives of Technology --
3. The Nature of Industrial Planning --
4. Planning and the Supply of Capital --
5. Capital and Power --
6. The Technostructure --
7. The Corporation --
8. The Entrepreneur and the Technostructure --
9. A Digression on the Firm under Socialism --
10. The Approved Contradiction --
11. The General Theory of Motivation --
12. Motivation in Perspective --
13. Motivation and the Technostructure --
14. The Principle of Consistency --
15. The Goals of the Planning System --
16. Prices in the Planning System --
17. Prices in the Planning System (Continued) --
18. The Management of Specific Demand --
19. The Revised Sequence --
20. The Regulation of Aggregate Demand --
21. The Nature of Employment and Unemployment --
22. The Control of the Wage-Price Spiral --
23. The Planning System and the Union I --
24. The Planning System and the Union II --
25. The Educational and Scientific Estate --
26. The Planning System and the State I --
27. The Planning System and the State II --
28. A Further Summary --
29. The Planning System and the Arms Race --
30. The Further Dimensions --
31. The Planning Lacunae --
32. Of Toil --
33. Education and Emancipation --
34. The Political Lead --
35. The Future of the Planning System --
An Addendum on Economic Method and the Nature of Social Argument.
Series Title: James Madison library in American politics.
Responsibility: John Kenneth Galbraith ; with a new foreword by James K. Galbraith.
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