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The new industrial state

Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, 2007.
Series: James Madison library in American politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kenneth Galbraith
ISBN: 9780691131412 0691131414
OCLC Number: 848980633
Description: lv, 518 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: General Editor's Introduction ixForeword by James K. Galbraith xiAcknowledgments xxvIntroduction to the Fourth Edition xxviiChapter 1: Change and the Planning System 1Chapter 2: The Imperatives of Technology 13Chapter 3: The Nature of Industrial Planning 25Chapter 4: Planning and the Supply of Capital 42Chapter 5: Capital and Power 56Chapter 6: The Technostructure 73Chapter 7: The Corporation 89Chapter 8: The Entrepreneur and the Technostructure 108Chapter 9: A Digression on the Firm under Socialism 123Chapter 10: The Approved Contradiction 138Chapter 11: The General Theory of Motivation 162Chapter 12: Motivation in Perspective 176Chapter 13: Motivation and the Technostructure 186Chapter 14: The Principle of Consistency 199Chapter 15: The Goals of the Planning System 207Chapter 16: Prices in the Planning System 223Chapter 17: Prices in the Planning System (Continued) 235Chapter 18: The Management of Specific Demand 245Chapter 19: The Revised Sequence 263Chapter 20: The Regulation of Aggregate Demand 273Chapter 21: The Nature of Employment and Unemployment 289Chapter 22: The Control of the Wage-Price Spiral 305Chapter 23: The Planning System and the Union I 322Chapter 24: The Planning System and the Union II 337Chapter 25: The Educational and Scientific Estate 347Chapter 26: The Planning System and the State I 365Chapter 27: The Planning System and the State II 377Chapter 28: A Further Summary 390Chapter 29: The Planning System and the Arms Race 398Chapter 30: The Further Dimensions 419Chapter 31: The Planning Lacunae 432Chapter 32: Of Toil 443Chapter 33: Education and Emancipation 452Chapter 34: The Political Lead 462Chapter 35: The Future of the Planning System 473An Addendum on Economic Method andthe Nature of Social Argument 489Index 503
Series Title: James Madison library in American politics.
Responsibility: John Kenneth Galbraith ; with a new introduction by Sean Wilentz and a new foreword by James K. Galbraith.

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