Against the conventional wisdom : a primer for current economic controversies and proposals / Douglas Dowd

Author(s): Dowd, Douglas Fitzgerald, 1919-
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Subjects: Free enterprise--United States
Radical economics
United States--Economic policy--1981-1993
United States--Economic policy--1993-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997
LC Classification: H, HC
Table of Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments
1. Myths and Realities of the Free Market 1
2. Fiscal Policy 15
3. International Production, Trade, and Finance 28
4. Jobs and Joblessness 42
5. Income and Wealth and Power and Poverty 55
6. Welfare and Social Security 73
7. Health, Education, and Housing 90
8. Environmental Deterioration 112
9. Expenditures on the Military and Crime 129
10. Needs and Possibilities 142
Notes 159
About the Book and Author 192
Index 193
Notes: LCCN: 97011797
ISBN: 0813327954 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0813327962 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: x, 198 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 36705737
ISBN/ISSN: 0813327954
0813327962

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