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The affluent society revisited

Author: Michael Berry; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book revisits John Kenneth Galbraith's The Affluent Society in the context of the background to and causes of the global economic crisis that erupted in 2008.
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic book
Named Person: John Kenneth Galbraith; John Kenneth Galbraith
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Berry; Oxford University Press.
OCLC Number: 1066009632
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 204 pages)
Contents: Why revisit The affluent society? --
The power of ideas: reflections on the conventional wisdom --
The central tradition --
Inequality --
Economic security --
The ambiguities of production --
The dethroned consumer --
Inflation --
Debt --
The theory of social balance --
Switching tracks --
The idea of power --
The moral order --
Concluding thoughts.
Other Titles: Affluent society revisited (Online)
Responsibility: Mike Berry.

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This book revisits John Kenneth Galbraith's The Affluent Society in the context of the background to and causes of the global economic crisis that erupted in 2008.

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