Post-Industrial Capitalism: Exploring Economic Inequality in America / Edition 1 by Joel I. Nelson | 9780803973336 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Post-Industrial Capitalism: Exploring Economic Inequality in America / Edition 1

Post-Industrial Capitalism: Exploring Economic Inequality in America / Edition 1

by Joel I. Nelson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803973330

ISBN-13: 9780803973336

Pub. Date: 07/05/1995

Publisher: SAGE Publications

An alternative framework for examining and explaining the widening economic and social stratification within United States society is provided in this book. Until now, two points of view - Marxist and industrialist - have dominated the discourse. Joel I Nelson offers a comprehensive explanation of inequality and locates its source in the transformation of

Overview

An alternative framework for examining and explaining the widening economic and social stratification within United States society is provided in this book. Until now, two points of view - Marxist and industrialist - have dominated the discourse. Joel I Nelson offers a comprehensive explanation of inequality and locates its source in the transformation of capitalism, free market ideology and the evolution of US business.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803973336
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/05/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
199
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Post-Industrial Capitalism
PART ONE: THE ECONOMY UNDER POST-INDUSTRIAL CAPITALISM
Knowledge and Dead-End Jobs
The Janus Face of the Service Economy
The Widening Circle of Competition
PART TWO: POLITICS UNDER POST-INDUSTRIAL CAPITALISM
Unions, Politics and the Frontiers of Social Control
The Privatization of Welfare and the Triumph of the Market
Postscript
Inequality Without Class Conflict

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