Culture of Contentment / Edition 1

Culture of Contentment / Edition 1

by John Kenneth Galbraith
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0395669197

ISBN-13: 2900395669197

Pub. Date: 03/08/1993

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

This book traces the course of America's current sense of contentment, stemming from the economic comfort achieved by the fortunate, politically dominant community during the Reagan-Bush era of the 1980s. Galbraith focuses on the results of this stasis, including short-term thinking and investment, government as a burden, and corporate sclerosis. The author also

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This book traces the course of America's current sense of contentment, stemming from the economic comfort achieved by the fortunate, politically dominant community during the Reagan-Bush era of the 1980s. Galbraith focuses on the results of this stasis, including short-term thinking and investment, government as a burden, and corporate sclerosis. The author also explores international issues, such as the parallels between the denial of trouble in Eastern Europe and problems unrecognized in America. This book is a groundbreaking assessment of the future of America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900395669197
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
03/08/1993
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
195

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