Abundance for What?

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  • Edition: Reprint
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  • Copyright: 1993-12-31
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the Transaction Edition
The Impact of the Cold Warp. 1
National Purposep. 19
The American Crisisp. 28
Reflections on Containment and Initiativesp. 52
The Nylon Warp. 67
Some Observations on the Limits of Totalitarian Powerp. 80
The Cold War and the West: Answers Given in a Partisan Review Symposiump. 93
Abundance for What?p. 103
Careers and Consumer Behaviorp. 113
A Career Drama in a Middle-aged Farmerp. 138
Work and Leisure: Fusion or Polarity?p. 147
Leisure and Work in Postindustrial Societyp. 162
Some Issues in the Future of Leisurep. 184
Sociability, Permissiveness, and Equality: A Preliminary Formulationp. 196
The Suburban Dislocationp. 226
Flight and Search in the New Suburbsp. 258
Autos in Americap. 270
Abundance for What?p. 300
The Found Generationp. 309
Some Continuities and Discontinuities in the Education of Womenp. 324
The Search for Challengep. 349
Abundance for Whom?p. 369
The Social and Psychological Setting of Veblen's Economic Theoryp. 374
The Relevance of Thorstein Veblenp. 388
Self and Society: Reflections on Some Turks in Transitionp. 402
The Oral Tradition, the Written Word, and the Screen Imagep. 418
Social Science Research: Problems, Methods, Opportunitiesp. 443
Law and Sociologyp. 454
Tocqueville as Ethnographerp. 493
Introduction to Crestwood Heightsp. 506
The Sociology of the Interviewp. 517
Orbits of Tolerance, Interviewers, and Elitesp. 540
Interviewers, Elites, and Academic Freedomp. 568
The Study of National Character: Some Observations on the American Casep. 584
Acknowledgments and Notes on Previous Publicationp. 604
Indexp. 611
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