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American capitalism.

Council for Advancement of Secondary Education.

American capitalism.

by Council for Advancement of Secondary Education.

  • 126 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • United States -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    SeriesIts Study on economic education, CASE economic literacy series -- no. 1.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination116 p.
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14083370M
    LC Control Number58014781
    OCLC/WorldCa190059

    "There is now a broad recognition that American capitalism is flawed — see Steven Pearlstein’s superb book “Can American Capitalism Survive?” — and our next step is to figure out how to move beyond blind rapacity."—Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times "This book delivers a trenchant critique of the ravages of inequality and a passionate cry for greater balance. Get Book. Book Description: In his new introduction to this classic text on political economy, Galbraith reasserts the validity of the core thesis of American Capitalism: The best and established answer to economic power is the building of countervailing power. The trade union remains an equalizing force in the labor markets, and the chain.

      Case and Deaton’s book is a grim addition to this flood of concern from capitalism’s usual boosters. They marshal more than a dozen studies to make the case that American capitalism is .   An e-book has been designed for this class, containing all the readings and some additional essays by leading scholars in the history of capitalism, including the professors. American Capitalism: A Reader [Kindle Edition] Más información sobre este curso.

    The book both incorporates and builds on a wave of recent scholarship on slavery and capitalism in the United States."— Times Literary Supplement "The intimate relationship between capitalism and slavery has been too-long dismissed, and with it, the centrality of African and African American labor to the foundation of our modern economic system.   American Capitalism: A Reader will help you to understand how the United States became the world’s leading economic power, while revealing essential lessons about what has been and what will be possible in capitalism’s ongoing revolution. Combining a wealth of essential readings, introductions by Professors Baptist and Hyman, and questions /5(2).


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Since the start of the s, historians have renewed their interest in capitalism, two Harvard professors observe in their new book, American Capitalism: New Histories.

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American Capitalism: The Concept of Countervailing Power is a book by John Kenneth Galbraith, written in It contains a critique of the view that markets, left to their own devices, will provide socially optimal by:   The shift in the conversation Americans are having about capitalism has direct ties to the financial crisis and the ensuing populist movements, but its roots are in the American.

A leading economic historian traces the evolution of American capitalism from the colonial era to the present—and argues that we’ve reached yet another turning point that will define the era ahead.

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