The New Deal and the Problem of Monopoly: A Study in Economic Ambivalence / Edition 2

The New Deal and the Problem of Monopoly: A Study in Economic Ambivalence / Edition 2

by Ellis W. Hawley
     
 

A re-issue of this classic study of President Roosevelt's adminstrative policy toward monopoly during the period of the New Deal, updated with a new introduction by the author.See more details below

Overview

A re-issue of this classic study of President Roosevelt's adminstrative policy toward monopoly during the period of the New Deal, updated with a new introduction by the author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823216093
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Edition description:
2
Pages:
525
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
Note on Sources
Introduction to the 1995 Edition
Introduction: The Problem and Its Setting3
Pt. IThe NRA Experience
1The Birth of an Economic Charter19
2The Conflict of Goals35
3The Triumph of Industrial Self-Government53
4The Association Idea in Retreat72
5The Policy Deadlock91
6The Last Days of the NRA111
7The NRA in Retrospect130
Pt. IIEconomic Planning in the Post-Schechter Era
8The Faded Dream of the Business Commonwealth149
9The Mirage of National Planning169
10The Concept of Counterorganization187
11Partial Planning in Sick and Natural Resource Industries205
12Partial Planning in the Transportation Industries226
13Partial Planning in the Distributive and Service Trades247
14New Deal Economic Planning in Retrospect270
Pt. IIIThe Antitrust Tradition
15The Antitrusters and Their Program283
16The Antitrusters and the Money Power304
17The Antitrusters and the Power Trust325
18The Antitrusters and the Taxing Power344
19Further Skirmishes on the Antitrust Front, 1934-1937360
Pt. IVNew Deal Policy and the Recession of 1937
20The Recession and the Search for a Policy383
21The Monopoly Inquiry and the Spending Program404
22Thurman Arnold and the Revival of Antitrust Prosecution420
23The Arnold Program in Practice439
24The Continued Debate456
Conclusion: The New Deal and the Problem of Monopoly: Retrospect and Prospect472
Index495

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