The affluent society

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Houghton Mifflin, 1984 - Business & Economics - 291 pages
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Discusses the new economics of abundance and includes a survey of economic and social change since the book first appeared twenty-six years ago.

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This book was on Newsweek's list of the top 100 books, which I am currently reading through. I don't have much of an interest in reading about economics, which accounts for a mere three stars in this ... Read full review

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John Kenneth Galbraith was a liberal economic thinker. This book was one of his best-known works. He argues that the widening gap between richest and poorest citizens threatened economic stability. He ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER I
1
CHAPTER III
18
CHAPTER v
55
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John Kenneth Galbraith was Paul M. Warburg Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at Harvard University. James Goodman is Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University.