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Author Okroi, Loren J.

Title Galbraith, Harrington, Heilbroner : Economics and Dissent in an Age of Optimism.

Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.


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Physical description 1 online resource (291 pages).
Series Princeton Legacy Library
Princeton legacy library.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Contents Cover; The Background; The Thinkers; The Unresolved Dilemmas.
Summary In a remarkably lucid and flowing style, Loren Okroi analyzes the ideas of three leading reformer-critics in the United States and places their main arguments in the context of the economic, social, and political history of postwar America. In so doing, he provides not only a skillful introduction to American social thought since the 1950s but also a wide-ranging examination of the contemporary failures of American liberal ideology. As he explicates the works of these three men--all of whom moved easily between the academic world and the arenas of politics, government, or journalism--it bec.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006.
Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989.
Heilbroner, Robert L.
Economics -- United States.
Distributive justice.
Wealth -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Liberalism -- United States.
Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781400859337 (electronic bk.)
1400859336 (electronic bk.)