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Unformatted text preview: The backdrop of Soviet-styled communism. a. Statist vs. non-statist approaches to planning D. Herbert Hoover as the visionary of the Associational State. 1. Federal government to facilitate efforts at business self-help. III. "The Second Industrial Revolution" A. Economic developments 1. Productivity Page 2 a. Labor saving technology b. Organizational innovation. 1) Scientific management and A Fordism @ a) Breaking apart complex production processes into a series of simple, competitive tasks (1) Henry Ford and the automobile assembly line. 2. Expansion of existing industries 2. Emergence of new industries a. The centrality of the automobile B. Economic problems 1. "Profitless Prosperity" a. Excess capacity and the problem of underconsumption 1) The collective action problem 2) The antitrust threat...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course POL SCI 147C taught by Professor James during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.
- Winter '08
- Political Science