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Publisher: New York : Times Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores class inequities in American society, describing how factors such as education, occupation, and income all contribute to creating real differences in social mobility and opportunity, with real life examples.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 9780805080551 0805080554
OCLC Number: 60835615
Notes: Collected from a series of articles published in the New York Times in the spring of 2005.
Description: xviii, 268 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Shadowy lines that still divide / Janny Scott, David Leonhardt --
Life at the top in America isn't just better, it's longer / Janny Scott --
A marriage of unequals / Tamar Lewin --
Up from the holler : living in two worlds, at home in neither / Tamar Lewin --
On a Christian mission to the top / Laurie Goodstein, David D. Kirkpatrick --
The college dropout boom / David Leonhardt --
No degree, and no way back to the middle / Timothy Egan --
Fifteen years on the bottom rung / Anthony DePalma --
When the Joneses wear jeans / Jennifer Steinhauer --
The five-bedroom, six-figure rootless life / Peter T. Kilborn --
Old Nantucket warily meets the new / Geraldine Fabrikant --
Richest are leaving even the rich far behind / David Cay Johnston --
In fiction, a long history of fixation on the social gap / Charles McGrath --
Angela Whitiker's climb / Isabel Wilkerson --
Encounters with class. My nanny was a dreadful snob / Christopher Buckley ; Downwardly mobile in Birmingham / Diane McWhorter ; From the Bronx to Cornell / Richard Price ; At the top of the bottom in the segregated South / David Levering Lewis ; We were poor, but I didn't know it / Linda Chavez --
Appendix: The New York Times poll on class.
Other Titles: New York times.
Responsibility: correspondents of the New York times ; introduction by Bill Keller.
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Explores class inequities in American society, describing how factors such as education, occupation, and income all contribute to creating real differences in social mobility and opportunity, with real life examples.

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