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The Resource Class war? : what Americans really think about economic inequality, Benjamin I. Page, Lawrence R. Jacobs

Class war? : what Americans really think about economic inequality, Benjamin I. Page, Lawrence R. Jacobs

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Class war? : what Americans really think about economic inequality
Title
Class war?
Title remainder
what Americans really think about economic inequality
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin I. Page, Lawrence R. Jacobs
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Language
eng
Summary
In Class War? they present compelling evidence that most Americans favor free enterprise and practical government programs to distribute wealth more equitably. At every income level and in both major political parties, majorities embrace conservative egalitarianism--a philosophy that prizes individualism and self-reliance as well as public intervention to help Americans pursue these ideals on a level playing field. Drawing on hundreds of opinion studies spanning more than seventy years, including a new comprehensive survey, Page and Jacobs reveal that this worldview translates to broad support for policies aimed at narrowing the gap between rich and poor and creating genuine opportunity for all. They find, for example, that across economic, geographical, and ideological lines, most Americans support higher minimum wages, improved public education, wider access to universal health insurance coverage, and the use of tax dollars to fund these programs. In this surprising and heartening assessment, Page and Jacobs provide our new administration with a popular mandate to combat the economic inequity that plagues our nation
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ICU/DLC
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Class war? : what Americans really think about economic inequality, Benjamin I. Page, Lawrence R. Jacobs
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=516B5642-4829-4AD5-864A-8409A9AD17BD
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
No class war -- Caring about economic inequality -- Looking to government for help -- Paying the bill -- Will policy makers respond? -- Appendix: the inequality survey
Control code
6ocm08624497
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 142 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226644561
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612239885
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illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
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Class war? : what Americans really think about economic inequality, Benjamin I. Page, Lawrence R. Jacobs
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=516B5642-4829-4AD5-864A-8409A9AD17BD
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
No class war -- Caring about economic inequality -- Looking to government for help -- Paying the bill -- Will policy makers respond? -- Appendix: the inequality survey
Control code
6ocm08624497
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 142 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226644561
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612239885
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 223988
  • 516b5642-4829-4ad5-864a-8409a9ad17bd
Specific material designation
remote

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