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Occupy the future [electronic resource] / edited by David B. Grusky ... [et al.].

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Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2013.
Series:
Boston review book.
A Boston review book
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (294 p.)
Subjects:
Income distribution -- United States.
Equality -- United States.
Poverty -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2009-.
United States -- Social conditions -- 2009-.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
"How the Occupy movement has challenged the gap between American principles and American practice--and how we can realize our most cherished ideals."--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Contents; Part I. Introduction; Occupy the Future; Part II. The Empirical and Normative Foundation; Economic Inequality in the United States: An Occupy-Inspired Primer; How Much Inequality Is There?; Trends In Inequality; Cross-National Comparisons; The Sources of Inequality; Conclusions; Ethics and Inequality; Part III. The Sources of the Takeoff; Increasing Income Inequality: Economics and Institutional Ethics; Why Is There So Much Poverty?; Part IV. Who Bears the Brunt of the Takeoff?; Education and Inequality; The Double Binds of Economic and Racial Inequality
Gender and Economic InequalityPart V. Inequality, Politics, and Democracy; Restarting History; Political Remedies to Economic Inequality; State Millionaire Taxes; Inequality and Its Discontents; Fifty States: Room for Reform; No Flight of the Millionaires; Top One Percent Taxes and Sound State Fiscal Policy; The Politics of Occupy: Now and Looking Ahead; Part VI. The Social Costs of Inequality; Capitalism Versus the Environment; The Rising Toll of Inequality on Health Care and Health Status; Part VII. Inequality and Culture; Occupy Your Imagination; What if We Occupied Language?; Thinking Big
About the ContributorsNotes; Boston Review Books
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
Grusky, David B.
ISBN:
1-299-05575-3
0-262-30607-7
OCLC:
827004178
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