The Resource Divided: : the perils of our growing inequality, (electronic resource)

Divided: : the perils of our growing inequality, (electronic resource)

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Divided: : the perils of our growing inequality
Title
Divided:
Title remainder
the perils of our growing inequality
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Language
eng
Summary
The issue of inequality has irrefutably returned to the fore, riding on the anger against Wall Street following the 2008 financial crisis and the concentration of economic and political power in the hands of the super-rich. The Occupy movement made the plight of the 99 percent an indelible part of the public consciousness, and concerns about inequality were a decisive factor in the 2012 presidential elections. How bad is it? According to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Cay Johnston, most Americans, in inflation-adjusted terms, are now back to the average income of 1966. Shockingly, from 2009 to 2011, the top 1 percent got 121 percent of the income gains while the bottom 99 percent saw their income fall. Yet in this most unequal of developed nations, every aspect of inequality remains hotly contested and poorly understood. Divided collects the writings of leading scholars, activists, and journalists to provide an illuminating, multifaceted look at inequality in America, exploring its devastating implications in areas as diverse as education, justice, health care, social mobility, and political representation. Provocative and eminently readable, here is an essential resource for anyone who cares about the future of America-and compelling evidence that inequality can be ignored only at the nation's peril
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
305
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1948-
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  • Johnston, David Cay
  • hoopla digital
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  • Equality
  • Income distribution
  • Electronic books
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Divided: : the perils of our growing inequality, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11831923
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Publication
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multicolored
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MWT11831923
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11831923
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remote
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11831923
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Divided: : the perils of our growing inequality, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11831923
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11831923
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11831923
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11831923
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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