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The Affluent Society is a book written in the late fifties mostly in study of America's post WWII economy. It seeks to redefine priorities in a society that clearly has no trouble with the basics of feeding and sheltering itself.4/5. In other places captions are dispensed with; such as (p) the line of hundreds of cars driving into one of the UK’s designated National Parks, scrapping for space to park. Contra. This is a book /5. The Affluent Society is a book that questions the very premise of our economic system - production for production's sake. I think that Galbraith makes an 5/5(1). Forty years later, Galbraith's The Affluent Society has been republished, updated and boasting a new introduction by the author. Though elegantly written, the book can be at times complex reading. After the passage of a significant chunk of time, most of what Galbraith had to say stands up quite well and is well worth the effort.
Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith, the late economist, canada born U.S.A imigrated citizen wrote against the american elite, the massive 4/5(5). for updates on our programs, the National Book Awards, and more. National Book Foundation > Books > The Affluent Society. The Affluent Society Finalist, National Book Awards for Nonfiction. John Kenneth Galbraith. More about this author > Filed in . 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 wealth that challenges “conventional wisdom” (a phrase he coined that has since entered our . One reason our society is a comparatively violent one is that the French and Italian and British poor have a communal life and culture that the American poor lack.
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