An illusion is undergirding market societies. It is the illusion of free choice. We are taught that in the free market system human choice reigns supreme. It doesn't. In The Illusion of Choice, Andrew Bard Schmookler shows how the market system unfolds according to a logic of its own, shaping everything within its domain - the landscape, social institutions, even human values - to serve its own inherent purposes. This understanding helps illuminate much of what has been most troubling to generations of Americans struggling ...

The Illusion of Choice 1992, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791412657