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The great divergence : America's growing inequality crisis and what we can do about it

Author: Timothy Noah; Catherine Mulbrandon
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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The income gap in America has been blamed on everything from computers to immigration, but its causes and consequences call for a patient, non-partisan exploration. Noah explains not only how this "Great Divergence" has come about, but why it threatens American democracy--and most important, how we can begin to reverse it.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Noah, Timothy.
Great divergence.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2012
(DLC) 2011048447
(OCoLC)759174630
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Noah; Catherine Mulbrandon
ISBN: 9781608196340 1608196348
OCLC Number: 795526538
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Paradise lost --
Going up --
Usual suspects --
Teeming shores --
Kudoka and the college premium --
Offshore --
Unequal government --
The fall of Detroit --
Rise of the stinking rich --
Why it matters --
What to do.
Responsibility: Timothy Noah ; illustrations by Catherine Mulbrandon.

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The income gap in America has been blamed on everything from computers to immigration, but its causes and consequences call for a patient, non-partisan exploration. Noah explains not only how this "Great Divergence" has come about, but why it threatens American democracy--and most important, how we can begin to reverse it.

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