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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A profoundly silly book from a once revered, now largely forgotten economist. It is really an updating of the arguments Sismondi and Mill (among others) were making over a century before, namely that ... Read full review

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Published soon after I left school, this was hailed at the time as an important analysis of what some (and particularly Galbraith) saw as a set of problems and issues associated with what was seen as ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER I
1
CHAPTER III
18
CHAPTER v
55
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About the author (1984)

John Kenneth Galbraith was Paul M. Warburg Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at Harvard University. James Goodman is Associate Professor of History at Rutgers University.