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The great divergence : America's growing inequality crisis and what we can do about it / Timothy Noah.

Noah, Timothy (Author).

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Summary:

Noah delivers this urgently needed inquiry into the income gap, drawing on the best work of contemporary researchers to peer beyond conventional wisdom about how the Great Divergence has come about, but why it threatens American democracy, and how it can be reversed.
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Hood River County Library 339.2 NOA 2012 (Text) 33892100003921 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 05/30/2012 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781608196333
  • Physical Description: 264 pages ; 24cm.
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Bloomsbury, [2012]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Paradise lost -- Going up -- Usual suspects -- Teeming shores -- Kudoka and Joe College -- Offshore -- Unequal government -- The fall of Detroit -- Rise of the stinking rich -- Why it matters and what to do.
Summary, etc.:
Noah delivers this urgently needed inquiry into the income gap, drawing on the best work of contemporary researchers to peer beyond conventional wisdom about how the Great Divergence has come about, but why it threatens American democracy, and how it can be reversed.
Subject: Income distribution > United States
Wealth > United States
Poverty > United States
Equality > United States
United States > Economic conditions
United States > Economic policy

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