9 edition of Unequal Americans found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||John Slawson, in collaboration with Marc Vosk.|
|Series||Contributions in political science ;, no. 24|
|Contributions||Vosk, Marc, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||E184.A1 S63|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 249 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||249|
|LC Control Number||78026318|
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Lindert and Williamson find that Americans have almost always had the world's highest incomes, that the United States may have been the first nation to achieve modern economic growth, and that economic inequality is less a price we pay for progress than a matter of.
"As in the first edition, the revised edition of Separate and Unequal illustrates with great detail and clarity the multiple ways in which the federal government proved to be a significant participant in the continued oppression of Black Americans and an active promoter of white supremacy throughout the 20th century.
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Income inequality has been rising since the late s, and now rests at a level not seen since the Gilded Age--roughly toa period in U.S. history defined by the contrast between the excesses of the super-rich and. The broken ladder In the past, America was not as unequal as it has become Three new books explore the obstacles to a more egalitarian future Books and arts Oct 24th edition.
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The United States holds the dubious distinction of having the most unequal income distribution of any advanced industrialized nation.
While other developed countries face similar challenges from globalization and technological change, none rivals America's singularly poor record for equitably distributing the benefits and burdens of recent economic shifts. Unequal: How America’s Courts Undermine Discrimination Law It is no secret that since the s, American workers have lost power vis-à-vis employers through the well-chronicled steep decline in private sector unionization.
As Massey shows, privileged groups have systematically exploited and excluded many of their fellow Americans. By delving into the root causes of inequality in America, Categorically Unequal provides a compelling argument for the creation of a more equitable society. The inequalities that persist in America have deep historical roots.
Glenn untangles this complex history in a unique comparative regional study from the end of Reconstruction to the eve of World War II. During this era the country experienced enormous social and economic changes with the abolition of slavery, rapid territorial expansion, and massive immigration, and struggled over the meaning.Illuminating this elusive relationship, Unequal under Law lays out how decades of both manifest and latent racism helped shape a punitive U.S.
drug policy whose onerous impact on racial minorities has been willfully ignored by Congress and the courts. "This report excavates the enduring truism that American public schooling is, and has been, profoundly unequal in the opportunity delivered to .