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The Resource Who stole the American dream? Can we get it back?, by Hedrick Smith

Who stole the American dream? Can we get it back?, by Hedrick Smith

Label
Who stole the American dream? Can we get it back?
Title
Who stole the American dream? Can we get it back?
Statement of responsibility
by Hedrick Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts how the American dream has been dismantled over the past forty years by legislative, electoral, and corporate decisions that have compromised the middle class and minimized individual economic and political power
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Hedrick
Dewey number
973.91
Index
no index present
LC call number
E839.5
LC item number
.S59 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Political culture
  • Political culture
  • Polarization (Social sciences)
  • Middle class
  • Middle class
  • Public interest
  • Income distribution
  • Divided government
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Economic Policy
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Who stole the American dream? Can we get it back?, by Hedrick Smith
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=2EA8B281-333D-4823-BEF6-A915C4253414
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The challenge from within -- Power shift. The business rebellion : the power shift that changed American history ; The pivotal Congress : Jimmy Carter and 1977-78 Democrats ; Middle-class power : how citizen action worked before the power shift ; Middle-class prosperity : how "the virtuous circle" worked before the new economy -- Dismantling the dream. The new economy of the 1990s : the wedge economics that split America ; The stolen dream : from middle-class to the new poor ; The great burden shift : funding your own safety net, crippled by debt ; The wealth gap : the economics "of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%" -- Unequal democracy. The new 2000s power game : why Congress often ignores public opinion ; The Washington-Wall Street symbiosis : the inside track of "the money monopoly" -- Middle-class squeeze. Broken promises : bankrupting middle-class pensions ; 401(K)'s : do-it-yourself : can you really afford to retire? ; Housing heist : prime targets : the solid middle class ; The great wealth shift : how the banks eroded middle-class savings ; Offshoring the dream : the Wal-Mart trail to China ; Hollowing out high-end jobs : IBM : shifting the knowledge economy to India ; The skills gap myth : importing IT workers costs masses of U.S. jobs -- Obstacles to a fix. The missing middle : how gridlock adds to the wealth gap ; The rise of the radical right, 1964-2010 : assault on the middle-class safety net ; The high cost of imperial overstretch : how the U.S. global footprint hurts the middle class -- Challenge and response. Reclaiming the dream : a domestic Marshall plan : a ten-step strategy ; Politics : a grassroots response : reviving the moderate center and middle-class power -- Appendix. Stolen dream timeline : key events, trends, and turning points, 1948-2012
Control code
ocn809667273
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxi, 557 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679604648
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2EA8B281-333D-4823-BEF6-A915C4253414
Label
Who stole the American dream? Can we get it back?, by Hedrick Smith
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=2EA8B281-333D-4823-BEF6-A915C4253414
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The challenge from within -- Power shift. The business rebellion : the power shift that changed American history ; The pivotal Congress : Jimmy Carter and 1977-78 Democrats ; Middle-class power : how citizen action worked before the power shift ; Middle-class prosperity : how "the virtuous circle" worked before the new economy -- Dismantling the dream. The new economy of the 1990s : the wedge economics that split America ; The stolen dream : from middle-class to the new poor ; The great burden shift : funding your own safety net, crippled by debt ; The wealth gap : the economics "of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%" -- Unequal democracy. The new 2000s power game : why Congress often ignores public opinion ; The Washington-Wall Street symbiosis : the inside track of "the money monopoly" -- Middle-class squeeze. Broken promises : bankrupting middle-class pensions ; 401(K)'s : do-it-yourself : can you really afford to retire? ; Housing heist : prime targets : the solid middle class ; The great wealth shift : how the banks eroded middle-class savings ; Offshoring the dream : the Wal-Mart trail to China ; Hollowing out high-end jobs : IBM : shifting the knowledge economy to India ; The skills gap myth : importing IT workers costs masses of U.S. jobs -- Obstacles to a fix. The missing middle : how gridlock adds to the wealth gap ; The rise of the radical right, 1964-2010 : assault on the middle-class safety net ; The high cost of imperial overstretch : how the U.S. global footprint hurts the middle class -- Challenge and response. Reclaiming the dream : a domestic Marshall plan : a ten-step strategy ; Politics : a grassroots response : reviving the moderate center and middle-class power -- Appendix. Stolen dream timeline : key events, trends, and turning points, 1948-2012
Control code
ocn809667273
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxi, 557 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679604648
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2EA8B281-333D-4823-BEF6-A915C4253414

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