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Post-Industrial Capitalism
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Post-Industrial Capitalism
Exploring Economic Inequality in America



August 1995 | 199 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
An alternative framework for examining and explaining the widening economic and social stratification within United States society is provided in this book. Until now, two points of view - Marxist and industrialist - have dominated the discourse. Joel I Nelson offers a comprehensive explanation of inequality and locates its source in the transformation of capitalism, free market ideology and the evolution of US business.
 
Post-Industrial Capitalism
 
PART ONE: THE ECONOMY UNDER POST-INDUSTRIAL CAPITALISM
 
Knowledge and Dead-End Jobs
The Janus Face of the Service Economy

 
 
The Widening Circle of Competition
 
PART TWO: POLITICS UNDER POST-INDUSTRIAL CAPITALISM
 
Unions, Politics and the Frontiers of Social Control
 
The Privatization of Welfare and the Triumph of the Market
 
Postscript
Inequality Without Class Conflict

 

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