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Affluent Society, 40th Anniversary Edition, Updated

Affluent Society, 40th Anniversary Edition, Updated - 98 edition

Affluent Society, 40th Anniversary Edition, Updated - 98 edition

ISBN13: 9780395925003

ISBN10: 0395925002

Affluent Society, 40th Anniversary Edition, Updated by John Kenneth Galbraith - ISBN 9780395925003
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Mariner Books
Published: 1998
International: No
Affluent Society, 40th Anniversary Edition, Updated by John Kenneth Galbraith - ISBN 9780395925003

ISBN13: 9780395925003

ISBN10: 0395925002

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 98

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Summary

Galbraith's classic on the "economics of abundance" is, in the words of the New York Times, "a compelling challenge to conventional thought." With customary clarity, eloquence, and humor, Galbraith cuts to the heart of what economic security means (and doesn't mean) in today's world and lays bare the hazards of individual and societal complacence about economic inequity. 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.

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