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The crisis of the middle-class constitution : why economic inequality threatens our republic / Ganesh Sitaraman.

Sitaraman, Ganesh, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"Argues that America's strong and sizable middle class is actually embedded in the framework of the nation's government and its founding document and discusses the necessity of taking equality-establishing measures"--NoveList.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 339.2 SIT 2017 (Text) 33892100450213 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 04/04/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780451493910
  • ISBN: 0451493915
  • Physical Description: vi, 423 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-402) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I. The radicalism of the American Constitution -- From Athens to America : the two traditions -- America's middle-class constitution -- Part II. A brief history of the middle-class constitution -- The emergence of the plutocracy -- The search for solutions -- Part III. The crisis of the middle-class constitution -- How economic inequality threatens the Republic -- The future of the middle-class constitution.
Summary, etc.:
"Argues that America's strong and sizable middle class is actually embedded in the framework of the nation's government and its founding document and discusses the necessity of taking equality-establishing measures"--NoveList.
Subject: Constitutional law > Economic aspects > United States.
Equality > Economic aspects.
Income distribution > United States
Middle class > United States
United States > Social conditions
Power (Social sciences)
Plutocracy
Constitutional law > Economic aspects.
Equality > Economic aspects.
Income distribution
Middle class
Plutocracy
Power (Social sciences)
Social conditions.
United States

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