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Low-Wage Workers in an Affluent Society

by Charles T. Stewart

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Burnham Inc Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor and laboring classes,
  • Manpower policy,
  • Minimum wage,
  • U.S,
  • United States,
  • Business/Economics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8176970M
    ISBN 100882291017
    ISBN 109780882291017
    OCLC/WorldCa983741

    A further point worthy of note is that the chapters on economic policy in An Affluent Society? pay homage to the work of Jim Tomlinson, whose emphasis upon ‘declinism’ rather than decline per se has been so influential in recent years. Tomlinson’s imprint is evident in many sections of this book. Generating jobs: how to increase demand for less-skilled workers / Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation, Pub Date: c SBU Library Call #: HDG46 Low-wage workers in an affluent society / by Stewart, Charles T., Publisher: Nelson-Hall, Pub Date: []. SBU Library Call #: HDS

    agreements between the United States and Mexico to promote the migration of Mexican workers to the United states on a temporary basis (ended ) terminations policy ended all programs monitored by the Bureau of Indians affairs. also ended federal responsibliity for the health and welfare of Native Americans. Book Review: Labor Conditions and Problems: Low Wage Workers in an Affluent Society. Article. Jul ; European Views on the Transfer of Technology from Military to .

    The Affluent Society (), John Kenneth Galbraith's most broadly influential book, stands out among works of economic analysis for its accessible writing style, which makes complex economic concepts and arguments understandable to the popular reader. Galbraith's phrase "conventional wisdom," a key concept introduced in The Affluent Society, has entered . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Zweig, Ferdynand, Worker in an affluent society. London, Heinemann [] (OCoLC) Document Type.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stewart, Charles T., Low-wage workers in an affluent society. Chicago, Nelson-Hall [] (OCoLC) The worker in an affluent society: family life and industry. Paperback – January 1, See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $ 2 Used from Manufacturer: Heinemann. The Worker in an Affluent Society: Family Life and Industry Hardcover – January 1, by Ferdynand Zweig (Author)Author: Ferdynand Zweig.

F. Zweig, The Worker in an Affluent Society. Family Life and Industry. Heinemann Books on Sociology. London, Melbourne. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Low-Wage Work in the Wealthy World builds on an earlier Russell Sage Foundation study (Low-Wage America) to compare the plight of low-wage workers in the United States to five European countries—Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom—where wage supports, worker protections, and social benefits have generally been Cited by: 9 hours ago  Because, as John Kenneth Galbraith stated in his book “The Affluent Society” just over 60 years ago, we, as a society, can afford it.

And. The Affluent Society. Workers in many industries won settlements that linked wages to cost‐of‐living increases. The number of women working outside the home increased significantly in the '50s. Bynearly 40 percent of American women had joined the workforce, and married women with school‐age children represented a significant.

John Kenneth Galbraith’s work of economic history, The Affluent Society is (), outlines how World War II reshaped America’s public and private sector wealth for the worse. The book received praise from critics for tackling conventional thought and offering new solutions to economic problems.

The Affluent Society is a book by Harvard economist John Kenneth Galbraith. The book sought to clearly outline the manner in which the post–World War II United States was becoming wealthy in the private sector but remained poor in the public sector, lacking social and physical infrastructure, and perpetuating income disparities.

The book sparked much public discussion Author: John Kenneth Galbraith. Start studying History Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. economist who wrote the book The Affluent Society.

Nice work. You just studied 7 terms. Now up your study game with Learn mode. User Review - Flag as inappropriate Affluent Society by John Kenneth Galbraith, the late economist, canada born U.S.A imigrated citizen wrote against the american elite, the massive consumption boom, a case for pulic sector actions, the spread effects of headonism, doles-a government policy for distribution of monthly expenses for the unemployed american,the 4/5(5).

He produced one of the most widely discussed books of the decade. His book attempted to describe the special mentality of the worker in a large, bureaucratic setting.

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By maintaining simultaneous historical and synchronic perspectives, Lee is able to extend his analysis of core features from the contemporary!Kung to prehistoric s: 4. Low-Wage Work in the Wealthy World builds on an earlier Russell Sage Foundation study (Low-Wage America) to compare the plight of low-wage workers in the United States to five European countries—Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom—where wage supports, worker protections, and social benefits have generally been.

In his significantly titled “The Affluent Society” () Professor J. Galbraith states that poverty in this country is no longer “a massive affliction [but] more nearly an afterthought.”.

THE WORKER IN AN AFFLUENT SOCIETY Paperback – 1 Jan. by Ferdynand Zweig (Author)Author: Ferdynand Zweig. The Worker in an Affluent Society: Family Life and Industry Heinemann books on sociology: Author: Ferdynand Zweig: Publisher: Free Press of Glencoe.

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viii+ $) This book, the final and to some extent summary publication in a series of studies of the modern British worker,1 combines an excellent. In an affluent suburban society the common religion was the American way of life, a marriage of democratic values and economic prosperity.

Milton Friedman, Capitalism and Freedom:identified the free marker as the necessary foundation for individual liberty. The Affluent Society is the first of a series of books often referred to as the Galbraithian trilogy, the other two being American Capitalism () and The New Industrial State ().

First published inThe Affluent Society was an immediate popular success, becoming second on the New York Times bestseller list and translated into. minimum wage is currently more than 25% below its real value in the late s. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reports that the Harkin-Miller bill to raise the minimum wage to $ would cumulatively boost incomes of people below the federal poverty line by $5 billion.

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