John Kenneth Galbraith

Hardcover | January 15, 2011

byJacqueline Bloom Stanfield, James Ronald Stanfield

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This book examines the life and work of John Kenneth Galbraith, a truly iconic figure in progressive modern liberalism and a seminal influence in the rise of heterodox political economy. It emphasizes his continuing relevance to the current research of today, and to the multifaceted crisis of democratic capitalism.

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This book examines the life and work of John Kenneth Galbraith, a truly iconic figure in progressive modern liberalism and a seminal influence in the rise of heterodox political economy. It emphasizes his continuing relevance to the current research of today, and to the multifaceted crisis of democratic capitalism.

JAMES RONALD STANFIELD is Emeritus Professor of Economics at Colorado State University.   JACQUELINE STANFIELD is Emerita Professor and Chair of Sociology, University of Northern Colorado.   They have done collaborative research on Galbraith, consumer behaviour, gender and family issues, and ecological and social sustainability. The G...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.62 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230242685

ISBN - 13:9780230242685

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Table of Contents

Preface
Political Economy and the Useful Economist
Political Economy in Agriculture
Political Economy and the Art of Controversy
The Political Economy of Affluence
The Political Economy of the Great
Political Economy and the Public Purpose
Political Economy in the Conservative Hour
Political Economy and the Galbraithian Legacy
Conclusion
References
Index