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The two-income trap : why middle-class parents are going broke

Author: Elizabeth Warren; Amelia Warren Tyagi
Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the economic and social impact of the two-income family, explaining why sending mothers to work has made families more vulnerable economically, pointing to the intense bidding war for housing and schooling in America's suburbs, and presenting an innovative series of solutions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Warren; Amelia Warren Tyagi
ISBN: 0465090907 9780465090907
OCLC Number: 56356969
Notes: "With a new introduction by the authors"--Cover.
Description: xv, 255 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Just the way she planned --
2. The over-consumption myth --
3. Mom : the all-purpose safety net --
4. The myth of the immoral debtor --
5. Going it alone in a two-income world --
6. The cement life raft --
7. The financial fire drill --
Appendix --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Index --
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Other Titles: 2 income trap
Responsibility: Elizabeth Warren, Amelia Warren Tyagi.

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"A startling account of the elusiveness of the American Dream." Time Magazine"

 
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