The Resource Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010, Charles Murray, (electronic resource)

Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010, Charles Murray, (electronic resource)

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Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010
Title
Coming apart
Title remainder
the state of white America, 1960-2010
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Charles Murray
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eng
Summary
From the bestselling author of Losing Ground and The Bell Curve, this startling long-lens view shows how America is coming apart at the seams that have historically joined our classes. In Coming Apart, Charles Murray explores the formation of American classes that are different in kind from anything we have ever known, focusing on whites as a way of driving home the fact that the trends he describes do not break along lines of race or ethnicity. Drawing on five decades of statistics and research, Coming Apart demonstrates that a new upper class and a new lower class have diverged so far in core behaviors and values that they barely recognize their underlying American kinship-a divergence that has nothing to do with income inequality and that has grown during good economic times and bad. The top and bottom of white America increasingly live in different cultures, Murray argues, with the powerful upper class living in enclaves surrounded by their own kind, ignorant about life in mainstream America, and the lower class suffering from erosions of family and community life that strike at the heart of the pursuit of happiness. This divergence puts the success of the American project at risk. The evidence in Coming Apart is about white America. Its message is about all of America
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Murray, Charles A
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Read by Traber Burns
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  • Burns, Traber
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  • Whites
  • Whites
  • Social classes
  • Social mobility
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010, Charles Murray, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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9781483073279
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Label
Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010, Charles Murray, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
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MWT10024556
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 24 min.))
File format
unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781483073279
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT10024556
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unknown
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sound
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  • other
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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