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American capitalism; the concept of countervailing power.

Author: John Kenneth Galbraith
Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1956.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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An economist considers the American economy and presents the theory that American capitalism has justified intself and a "countervailing power" has developed since World War II in the form of "strong buyers" to replace the dying competition among settlers.
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Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006.
American capitalism.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1956
(OCoLC)581786110
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kenneth Galbraith
OCLC Number: 168499
Description: 208 pages 21 cm
Contents: The insecurity of illusion --
The foundation of the faith --
The problem of power --
The abandonment of the model --
The ogre of economic power --
The depression psychosis --
The economics of technical development --
The unseemly economics of opulence --
The theory of countervailing power --
Countervailing power and the state --
The case of agriculture --
The role of decentralized decision --
The role of centralized decision --
The problem of restraint.

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An economist considers the American economy and presents the theory that American capitalism has justified intself and a "countervailing power" has developed since World War II in the form of "strong buyers" to replace the dying competition among settlers.

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