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.  See more details below

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
Sales rank:
989,502
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

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

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