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Our effluent society;

Council of State Governments.

Our effluent society;

The States and solid waste management (Its RM-523)

by Council of State Governments.

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    ISBN 100872920003
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    The book that introduced the phrase “conventional wisdom” to our vernacular, The Affluent Society is as timely today as when it was first published. “Warrants careful reading by every thoughtful person.” —The Christian Science Monitor. While "affluent society" and "conventional wisdom" (first used in this book) have entered the vernacular, the message of the book has not been so widely embraced--reason enough to rediscover The Affluent Society. Toggle navigation. Browse Gift Certificates DRM-Free Books.

    John Kenneth Galbraith's classic investigation of private wealth and public poverty in postwar America. With customary clarity, eloquence, and humor, Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbraith gets at the heart of what economic security means in The Affluent g against individual and societal complacence about economic inequity, he offers an economic model for investing in public. John Kenneth Galbraith's international bestseller The Affluent Society is a witty, graceful and devastating attack on some of our most cherished economic myths. As relevant today as when it was first.

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"The Affluent Society" was originally written in the still largely manufacturing-dominated economy of the 's. Since then, the growth-driven, product-oriented economic framework developed by Smith and Ricardo amid pervasive poverty has no doubt become even more Our effluent society; book out of date in the post-industrial economy/5(72).

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ 1 Used from $ There is a newer edition of this item: Manufacturer: PELICAN / PENGUIN BOOKS. The Affluent Society is a book written in the late fifties mostly in study of America's post WWII economy.

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He challenged the notion that economics was all about maximizing production. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Council of State Governments. Our effluent society. Lexington, Ky. [] (OCoLC) Material Type.

Our Invisible Poor By Dwight Macdonal d Janu In his significantly titled “The Affluent Society” () Professor J. Galbraith states that poverty in this country is no longer “a. The Affluent Society [John Kenneth Galbraith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

John Kenneth Galbraith's international bestseller The Affluent Society is a witty, graceful and devastating attack on some of our most cherished economic myths. As relevant today as when it was first published over forty years ago, this newly updated edition of Galbraith's classic text on the 'economics of abundance', lays bare the hazards of individual and social complacency about economic inequality/5(55).

With customary clarity, eloquence, and humor, Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbraith gets at the heart of what economic security means in The Affluent Society. Warning against individual and societal complacence about economic inequity, he offers an economic model for investing in public wealth that challenges “conventional wisdom” (a phrase he coined that has since entered our.

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John Kenneth Galbraith. More about this author > Filed in the following archives. Award Years. "The Affluent Society" is one of his masterpieces. Written in the s, ideas fly from its pages, touching on everything from Ricardian economics to oligopolies and inflation.

The central idea, however, is arresting.5/5(6). In The Affluent Society, the book that introduced the phrase “the conventional wisdom” into the American lexicon, Galbraith takes on a shibboleth of free-market conservatives and Keynesian liberals alike: the paramount importance of production.

For Galbraith, the American mania for production continued even in an era of unprecedented. The Affluent Society is the first of a series of books often referred to as the Galbraithian trilogy, the other two being American Capitalism () and The New Industrial State ().

First published inThe Affluent Society was an immediate popular success, becoming second on the New York Times bestseller list and translated into.

The volume as a whole strengthens Mr. O'Hara's place as an outstanding chronicler of our time. Long before the phrase about the affluent society was bandied, he showed it, for all to see. The author of American Capitalism and The Great Crash, attempts here to demonstrate that the economic ideas which guide our society — an affluent society — are not only rooted in the past but are largely relevant only to the past, to a time when grim scarcity and poverty were the overwhelmingly dominant economic and human traces the overriding emphasis on production from.Book group members discussed [The Affluent Society], written by John Kenneth Galbraith.

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