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Author Temin, Peter
Title The Vanishing Middle Class : Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy
Imprint Cambridge : MIT Press, 2017
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- I: An American Dual Economy -- 1 A Dual Economy -- 2 The FTE Sector -- 3 The Low-Wage Sector -- 4 Transition -- II: Politics in a Dual Economy -- 5 Race and Gender -- 6 The Investment Theory of Politics -- 7 Preferences of the Very Rich -- 8 Concepts of Government -- III: Government in a Dual Economy -- 9 Mass Incarceration -- 10 Public Education -- 11 American Cities -- 12 Personal and National Debts -- IV: Comparisons and Conclusions -- 13 Comparisons -- 14 Conclusions -- Appendix: Models of Inequality -- Notes -- References -- Index
Why the United States has developed an economy divided between rich and poor and how racism helped bring this about
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Temin, Peter The Vanishing Middle Class : Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy Cambridge : MIT Press,c2017 9780262036160
Subject Income distribution-United States.
Middle class-United States-Economic conditions.
Minorities-United States-Economic conditions.
Equality-United States.
United States-Economic conditions-2009-
United States-Economic policy-2009-
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