American capitalism; the concept of countervailing power.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1956Edition: Rev. edDescription: 208 p. 21 cmSubject(s): Capitalism -- United States | Countervailing power -- United States | United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945DDC classification: 330.12273 LOC classification: HB501 | .G3 1956Online resources: WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
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Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1956
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.
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.