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The Good Society

The Humane Agenda

by John Kenneth Galbraith

  • 164 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Mariner Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7468252M
ISBN 100395859980
ISBN 109780395859988
OCLC/WorldCa171545305

Always more of a critic than a scholar, Galbraith (The Culture of Contentment, , etc.) here offers an exiguous primer on what, in his unabashedly partisan view, would constitute an attainably good society. Apparently assuming the truth of his progressive proposals to be self-evident, the octogenarian economist does not trouble to examine, let alone analyze, the varied elements of his. The Good Society is an academic journal. It is published twice a year by the Penn State University Press on behalf of The Committee for the Political Economy of the Good Society (PEGS). Between , the journal went by the name The Newsletter of PEGS. External line: Political science, economics.

The Good Society: The Humane Agenda by John Kenneth Galbraith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Description: Articles in The Good Society respond to the premise that "current versions of socialism and democratic capitalism fail to offer workable visions of a good society and seem increasingly to contradict such basic values as liberty, democracy, equality, and environmental sustainability." The journal publishes outstanding dialectical articles on the pressing political, social.

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THE GOOD SOCIETY examines how many of our institutions- from the family to the government itself- fell from grace, and offers concrete proposals for revitalizing : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. THE GOOD SOCIETY examines how many of our institutions- from the family to the government itself- fell from grace, and offers concrete proposals for revitalizing them.

Also by William Sullivan See all books by William Sullivan. Five academics (Bellah, Richard Madsen, William Sullivan, Ann Swidler, Steven Tipton) follow up an earlier work (Habits of the Heart,which examined America's conflict between individualism and social commitment) with one that focuses on institutions.

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The author of eight other books and a consultant to several governments, Friedmann brings to this philosophical work impeccable credentials as a social-planning theorist and practitioner.

What emerges in Friedmann's account is a portrait of the small group that embodies the Good Society in .Lane Kenworthy, The Good Society Life is complex and multifaceted. To flourish, we need a variety of things. Here is my list of the most important (in alphabetical order): Community Democracy Economic equality Economic opportunity Economic prosperity Economic security Economic stability Education Employment Environment Family Finance Freedom Good government Happiness Health .Book Description Vintage.

Paperback. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library.

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