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A major bestseller in the UK and a six-time Best Book of 2014, The Establishment is a sweeping look at how power and money have made British politics hugely undemocratic. Power, money, and undemocratic politics—wait, does that sound familiar?Who ...
Meritocracy and Economic Inequality
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ean: 9780691004686, isbn: 9780691004686,
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Most Americans strongly favor equality of opportunity if not outcome, but many are weary of poverty's seeming immunity to public policy. This helps to explain the recent attention paid to cultural and genetic explanations of persistent poverty, inclu...
International Political Economy: Contrasting World Views
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The Great American Economy: How Inefficiency Broke It and What We Can Do to Fix It
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The America Syndrome: Apocalypse, War, and Our Call to Greatness
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Top Incomes in France in the Twentieth Century: Inequality and Redistribution, 1901–1998
By Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press
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A landmark in contemporary social science, this pioneering work by Thomas Piketty explains the facts and dynamics of income inequality in France in the twentieth century. On its publication in French in 2001, it helped launch the international progra...
Class War?: What Americans Really Think about Economic Inequality
By University of Chicago Press
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mpn: 20 line drawings, 2 tables, ean: 9780226644554, isbn: 0226644553,
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Recent battles in Washington over how to fix America’s fiscal failures strengthened the widespread impression that economic issues sharply divide average citizens. Indeed, many commentators split Americans into two opposing groups: uncompromising s...
The Zero-Sum Society: Distribution And The Possibilities For Change
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Debtors' Prison: The Politics of Austerity Versus Possibility
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Since the financial crisis of 2008, the conversation about economic recovery has centered on the question of debt: whether we have too much of it, whose debt to forgive, and how to cut the deficit. But what if we’ve been asking the wrong questions ...
Plutocracy in America: How Increasing Inequality Destroys the Middle Class and Exploits the Poor
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The growing gap between the most affluent Americans and the rest of society is changing the country into one defined―more than almost any other developed nation―by exceptional inequality of income, wealth, and opportunity. This book reveals that ...
Breaking the Conflict Trap: Civil War and Development Policy (Policy Research Reports)
By Brand: World Bank Publications;Oxford University Press USA
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Civil war conflict is a core development issue. The existence of civil war can dramatically slow a country's development process, especially in low-income countries which are more vulnerable to civil war conflict. Conversely, development can impede c...
The Road to Poverty: The Making of Wealth and Hardship in Appalachia
By Cambridge University Press
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Our politicians insist that we live in a time of unprecedented prosperity, yet more and more Americans are pointing out that the richest 1% of our society holds more wealth than the bottom 90% put together. In this timely book, economist Philippe Van...
Falling Behind: How Rising Inequality Harms the Middle Class (Wildavsky Forum Series)
By University of California Press
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ean: 9780520280526, isbn: 0520280520,
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With a timely new foreword by Robert Frank, this groundbreaking book explores the very meaning of happiness and prosperity in America today. Although middle-income families don't earn much more than they did several decades ago, they are buying bigge...
The Disaster Profiteers: How Natural Disasters Make the Rich Richer and the Poor Even Poorer
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Natural disasters don't matter for the reasons we think they do. They generally don't kill a huge number of people. Most years more people kill themselves than are killed by Nature's tantrums. And using standard measures like Gross Domestic Product (...
Capitalism, Democracy, and Welfare (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics)
By Cambridge University Press
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Based on the key idea that social protection in a modern economy, both inside and outside the state, can be understood as protection of specific investments in human capital, Torben Iversen offers a systematic explanation of popular preferences for r...
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