The Market System: What It is, How It Works, and What to Make of It / Edition 1 by Charles E. Lindblom | 9780300093346 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Market System: What It is, How It Works, and What to Make of It / Edition 1

The Market System: What It is, How It Works, and What to Make of It / Edition 1

by Charles E. Lindblom
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300093349

ISBN-13: 9780300093346

Pub. Date: 08/11/2002

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this clear and accessible book, an eminent political scientist offers a jargon-free introduction to the market system for all readers, with or without a background in economics.

Overview

In this clear and accessible book, an eminent political scientist offers a jargon-free introduction to the market system for all readers, with or without a background in economics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300093346
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/11/2002
Series:
The Institution for Social and Policy Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1.Market System Ascendant1
Part 1How It Works
2.Society's Coordination19
3.Market-System Coordination35
4.Bones Beneath Flesh52
5.Enterprise and Corporation61
6.Maximum Reach84
7.Chosen Domain97
Part 2What To Make of It
8.Quid Pro Quo111
9.What Efficiency Requires123
10.Market-System Efficiency140
11.Inefficiences147
12.Too Little, Too Late166
13.Freedom?178
14.Personality and Culture193
15.Persuading the Masses212
16.Necessary to Democracy?226
17.Enterprise Obstructions to Democracy236
Part 3Thinking About Choices
18.Alternative Market Systems253
19.An Alternative to the Market System?265
Notes279
Index291

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