Is America Necessary? Conservative, Liberal, & Socialist Perspectives of United States Political Institutions

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INDEX
A
Abortion. constitutionality of, 8
Academia. professionalism, 435-447
See also Professionalism.
See also Education System, Universities.
Administrative Agencies. See Regulatory agencies.
Advertising.
Federal Trade commission regulation of, 372-383
major national advertisers, 379
proposed industry reforms, 378-383
Allende, Salvador. President of Chile. See CIA.
Allison, Graham. bureaucratic-politics, 72
American home products. deceptive advertising, 372, 373
AMTRAK public-private organization, 31
Anaconda Copper Company
multinational corporation, 210
role in Chile, 137, 156
Abplanalp, Robert, 172
Aristotle. political philosopher, 613, 614
Armed services. See Military.
Arnold, Thurmond. taxation by industry, 39
Aronowitz, Stanley . mass radical party, 587-596
Automobile Dealers' Day in court Act, 40
Automobile Manufacturers' Association, 41
B
Bachrach, Peter. governmental nondecisions, 32
Bankers. government positions, 243
Banks, 483-508
certificates of deposits, 505, 506
competition, 503
concentration of power, 232-243
government representation, 243
over transportation, 238, 239
over utilities, 239
conservatives' view of, 483, 485-489
consolidation of, 539
consumer credit, 492
debt capital, 499
dependence on bank credit, 499, 500
equity capital ratios, 504
failures, 485, 488, 489, 497
government role, 487, 488, 507
growth, 485, 498-501
holding companies, 235, 236
impact on economy, 489-497
investment of deposits, 501
liability management, 490-494
liberals' view of, 483, 489-497
liquidity problems, 497-508, 543
loans-deposits ratios, 501, 502
long term debt, 499
military financing, 121
new sources of revenue, 490-493, 504-506
political powers, 483, 484
retrenchment, 485-489
short-term bank borrowing, 505, 506

New York, 506

short-term debt, 500
socialists' view of, 483, 484
standby letters of credit, 502
term loans, 492, 493, 500
variable interest rates, 493, 494
Banks, Louis. role of business society, 568-576
Baratz, Morton. governmental nondecisions, 32
Barnet, Richard.
CIA abuses of authority, 136, 137, 152-160
multinational corporations, 221-245
Bell, Daniel.
excessive demands on government, 12-28
Mafia, 259, 262, 264
social change via market mechanisms, 6, 26
Bentham, Jeremy. individualism philosophy, 26
Boeing corporation. military contracts, 120
Bristol-Meyers. deceptive advertising, 372, 373
Bureaucratic Politics.
foreign policy, 70-72
historical development, 86, 87
Business society. role of, 568-576
C
Cabot, John M. government career, 95
Campaigning. See Congress.
Center for Study of Democratic Institutions, 558
Child-care centers, 562
Chrysler Corporation.
deceptive mileage ads, 376
labor relations, 524-536
CIA, 133-160
abuses of authority, 135-160
contacts with foreign nationals, 148
cover arrangements, 148
defector handling, 146
Directorate of Operations, 147-149
disorientation of societies, 155

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Preface ix
  • Contents xi
  • Introduction 1
  • Part One 15
  • 1 - Where Do I Stand? 17
  • Conservative 21
  • Conclusion 28
  • Socialist 44
  • Notes 46
  • Part Two 57
  • 2 - The Presidency 61
  • Conservative 67
  • Socialist 79
  • Notes 85
  • 3 - The Pentagon 101
  • Conservative 107
  • Socialist 117
  • 4 - The Secret Police 133
  • Conservative 139
  • Socialist 152
  • Notes 160
  • Part Three 167
  • 5 - Elite Clubs and Associations 169
  • Conservative 173
  • Notes 184
  • Notes 192
  • 6 - Multinational Corporations 209
  • Conservative 213
  • Socialist 221
  • Notes 244
  • 7 - Organized Crime 257
  • Conservative 259
  • Socialist 264
  • Part Four 283
  • 8 - Congress 285
  • Conservative 289
  • Socialist 296
  • Notes 303
  • 9 - The Courts 315
  • Conservative 319
  • Socialist 330
  • Notes 337
  • 10 - Regulatory Agencies 347
  • Conservative 349
  • Socialist 361
  • Notes 369
  • Political Parties 385
  • Conservative 387
  • Liberal 396
  • Conclusion 410
  • 12 - Academia 413
  • Conservative 416
  • References 427
  • Notes 434
  • Part Five 449
  • 13 - The Media 451
  • Conservative 453
  • Liberal 467
  • Notes 474
  • 14 - Banks 483
  • Conservative The Great Banking Retreat. 485
  • Socialist 489
  • Notes 497
  • 15 - Unions 511
  • Conservative 513
  • Notes 519
  • A Critical Issue 537
  • 16 - The Economic Crisis 539
  • Conservative 542
  • Socialist 544
  • Notes 550
  • Part Seven 557
  • 17 - Political Programs 567
  • Louis Banks. the Mission Of Our Business Society. 568
  • Ralph Nader and Donald Ross. Toward an Initiatory Democracy. 576
  • Stanley Aronowitz. On Organization: A Good Party Is Hard to Find. 581
  • Mass Parties and Reformism 587
  • Notes 596
  • Fred R. Harris. Up With Those Who'Re Down. 602
  • Part Eight 613
  • Appendix 621
  • Note 644
  • Index 649
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