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American capitalism; the concept of countervailing power.

By: Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1956Edition: Rev. ed.Description: 208 p. 21 cm.Subject(s): Capitalism -- United States | Countervailing power -- United States | United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945DDC classification: 330.12273 Online resources: WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of 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.
Summary: Summary: 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

Table of 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.

Summary:
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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