Political Science

The New Gilded Age: From Unequal Democracy

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ISBN:
Published:
05/06/2012
Copyright:
2012
Illus:
12 tables and 8 figures
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“We are the 99%” has quickly become the slogan of our political era as growing numbers of Americans express concern about the disappearing middle class and the ever-widening gap between the super-rich and everyone else. Has America really entered a New Gilded Age? What are the political consequences of the growing income gap? Can democracy survive such vast economic inequality? These questions dominate our political moment — and Larry Bartels provides answers backed by sobering data.


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