The Resource The good life and its discontents : the American dream in the age of entitlement, 1945-1995, Robert J. Samuelson

The good life and its discontents : the American dream in the age of entitlement, 1945-1995, Robert J. Samuelson

Label
The good life and its discontents : the American dream in the age of entitlement, 1945-1995
Title
The good life and its discontents
Title remainder
the American dream in the age of entitlement, 1945-1995
Statement of responsibility
Robert J. Samuelson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author portrays the postwar economic boom that "engendered a psychology of entitlement: a feeling that we had a right to uninterrupted personal and societal progress."
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Samuelson, Robert J
Index
index present
LC call number
HJ7543
LC item number
.S26 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Entitlement spending
  • Dépenses sociales
  • Economic history
  • Entitlement spending
  • Zelfbeeld
  • Leefwijze
  • Heilstaat
  • Gesellschaft
  • American dream
  • Wirtschaftsentwicklung
  • Wirtschaftssoziologie
  • United States
  • États-Unis
  • United States
  • USA
Label
The good life and its discontents : the American dream in the age of entitlement, 1945-1995, Robert J. Samuelson
Link
https://archive.org/details/goodlifeitsdisco00samu
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [242]-277) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. The Entitlement society. The Postwar paradox -- History's chasm -- The Cult of affluence -- Prosperity's broken promise -- II. The New capitalism. The Apostles of control -- Cheery economics -- The Myth of management -- The Real economy -- III. The Politics of overpromise. Colliding ideals -- Borrow and spend -- Elusive equality -- Suicidal government -- Epilogue. After entitlement. History's cycles -- Responsibility, not entitlement -- Crisis or consensus?
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 293 pages
Isbn
9780812925920
Lccn
95021594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32589348
  • (OCoLC)ocm32589348
Label
The good life and its discontents : the American dream in the age of entitlement, 1945-1995, Robert J. Samuelson
Link
https://archive.org/details/goodlifeitsdisco00samu
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [242]-277) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. The Entitlement society. The Postwar paradox -- History's chasm -- The Cult of affluence -- Prosperity's broken promise -- II. The New capitalism. The Apostles of control -- Cheery economics -- The Myth of management -- The Real economy -- III. The Politics of overpromise. Colliding ideals -- Borrow and spend -- Elusive equality -- Suicidal government -- Epilogue. After entitlement. History's cycles -- Responsibility, not entitlement -- Crisis or consensus?
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 293 pages
Isbn
9780812925920
Lccn
95021594
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)32589348
  • (OCoLC)ocm32589348

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