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This book traces the course of America's current sense of contentment, stemming from the economic comfort achieved by the fortunate, politically dominant community during the Reagan-Bush era of the 1980s. Galbraith focuses on the results of this stasis, including short-term thinking and investment, government as a burden, and corporate sclerosis. The author also explores international issues, such as the parallels between the denial of trouble in Eastern Europe and problems unrecognized in America. This book is a groundbreaking assessment of the future of America.

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A concise, contumacious critique of the complacent class that rules America in the interest of its own comfort, by distinguished economist Galbraith (emeritus, Harvard U.).
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395572283
Author:
Galbraith, John K
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Co.
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Free Enterprise
Subject:
Social values
Subject:
Poor
Subject:
United States Foreign relations 1989-1993.
Subject:
Pauvres
Subject:
âEtats-Unis
Subject:
Libre entreprise
Subject:
Valeurs sociales
Copyright:
Series Volume:
500-173.
Publication Date:
1992
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
ix, 195 p.

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