The Resource The affluent society, John Kenneth Galbraith, (eBook/)

The affluent society, John Kenneth Galbraith, (eBook/)

Label
The affluent society
Title
The affluent society
Statement of responsibility
John Kenneth Galbraith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Galbraith's classic on the "economic of abundance" is, in the words of the New York Times, "a compelling challenge to conventional thought." With customary clarity, eloquence, and humor, Galbraith cuts to the heart of what economic security means (and doesn't mean) in today's world and lays bare the hazards of individual and societal complacence about economic inequity. While "affluent society" and "conventional wisdom" (first used in the book) have entered the vernacular, the message of the book has not been so widely embraced--reason enough to rediscover The Affluent Society
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Cataloging source
N$T
Characteristic
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1908-2006
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Galbraith, John Kenneth
Dewey number
330.973
Series statement
eBooks from EBSCOhost
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Economics
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Electronic books
Label
The affluent society, John Kenneth Galbraith, (eBook/)
Link
https://atxlibrary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=25960
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
  • "Updated and with a new introduction by the author"--Cover
  • "A Mariner book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Affluent society -- Concept of the conventional wisdom -- Economics and the tradition of despair -- Uncertain reassurance -- American mood -- Marxian pall -- Inequality -- Economic security -- Paramount position of production -- Imperative of consumer demand -- Dependence effect -- Vested interest in output -- Bill collector cometh -- Inflation -- Monetary illusion -- Production and price stability -- Theory of social balance -- Transition -- Divorce of production from security -- Redress of balance -- Position of poverty -- Labor, leisure and the new class -- On security and survival
Control code
939691
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
40th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 276 pages).
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) tsl-ebsco20493
  • (OCoLC)45733961
Label
The affluent society, John Kenneth Galbraith, (eBook/)
Link
https://atxlibrary.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=25960
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Access restricted to subscribing institutions
  • "Updated and with a new introduction by the author"--Cover
  • "A Mariner book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Affluent society -- Concept of the conventional wisdom -- Economics and the tradition of despair -- Uncertain reassurance -- American mood -- Marxian pall -- Inequality -- Economic security -- Paramount position of production -- Imperative of consumer demand -- Dependence effect -- Vested interest in output -- Bill collector cometh -- Inflation -- Monetary illusion -- Production and price stability -- Theory of social balance -- Transition -- Divorce of production from security -- Redress of balance -- Position of poverty -- Labor, leisure and the new class -- On security and survival
Control code
939691
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
40th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 276 pages).
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) tsl-ebsco20493
  • (OCoLC)45733961

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