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Author Yarrow, Andrew L

Title Measuring America : how economic growth came to define American greatness in the late twentieth century / Andrew L. Yarrow

Publ Info Amherst, Mass. : University of Massachusetts Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  HB119.A2 Y37 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HB119.A2 Y37 2010    AVAILABLE
1 copy being processed for Wheaton Stacks.
Descript x, 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The economics profession and the changing discourse -- Economists come to Washington -- Business's new paradigm, "people's capitalism" -- The big postwar story -- Defining the new America for the world -- Beyond civics and the 3 R's -- A flawed measure : critics and realities -- Measuring America in the twenty-first century
LC subject Economics -- United States -- Sociological aspects
Public opinion -- United States
Nationalism -- United States
United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century
ISBN 9781558498358 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558498354 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558498341 (library cloth : alk. paper)
1558498346 (library cloth : alk. paper)