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Title:
Getting there from here
Author:
Rostow, W. W. (Walt Whitman), 1916-2003.
Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [1978]

©1978
Physical Description:
xvi, 271 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1370 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780070538986
Format :
Book

On Order

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xiii
1 The Significance of the Next Quarter-Centuryp. 1
2 The Next Quarter-Century Seen as the Fifth Kondratieff Upswingp. 20
3 The Bankruptcy of Neo-Keyneslan Economicsp. 38
4 Population and Food: Will Malthus at Last Be Proved Right?p. 54
5 Energy: A Test of the Democratic Processp. 75
6 Raw Materials: Cheap or Dear?p. 98
7 The Environment: Cost, Benefit, Trade-offp. 114
8 Productivity. Decline or Transition?p. 127
9 Science, Invention, and Innovation: Is Human Creativity on the Wane?p. 147
10 Regional Change: Conflict or Reconciliation?p. 169
11 Inflation: Its Cause and Curep. 191
12 Reflections on Sectoral Planning in a Democratic Societyp. 212
13 The United States and the Worldp. 224
14 Epilogue: Can Democracy Survive?p. 246
Notesp. 251
Indexp. 257