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The Resource Economic apartheid in America : a primer on economic inequality & insecurity, Chuck Collins and Felice Yeskel ; with United for a Fair Economy and Class Action

Economic apartheid in America : a primer on economic inequality & insecurity, Chuck Collins and Felice Yeskel ; with United for a Fair Economy and Class Action

Label
Economic apartheid in America : a primer on economic inequality & insecurity
Title
Economic apartheid in America
Title remainder
a primer on economic inequality & insecurity
Statement of responsibility
Chuck Collins and Felice Yeskel ; with United for a Fair Economy and Class Action
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collins, Chuck
Dewey number
330.973 <U+01C2>2 21
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC110.I5
LC item number
C586 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1860-1937
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barrie, J. M.
  • Yeskel, Felice
  • United for a Fair Economy
  • Class Action (Organization)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Income distribution
  • Poverty
  • Wealth
  • Globalization
  • Globalization
  • United States
Label
Economic apartheid in America : a primer on economic inequality & insecurity, Chuck Collins and Felice Yeskel ; with United for a Fair Economy and Class Action
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-242) and index
Contents
  • Inequality and the threat to prosperity
  • Inequality and democracy
  • Inequality and public health
  • Social polarization and the withdrawal of the haves
  • You are on your own : the new individualism
  • Gated communities and bigger prisons
  • 2.
  • Picture : growing economic insecurity and inequality
  • Inequality of income and wages
  • Race, gender, and income
  • Introduction :
  • Gap between highest and average wage earners
  • Inequality of wealth
  • What is wealth and why is it important
  • Concentration of wealth
  • Myth of who owns assets
  • Wealth-holders -- <U+01C2>t Global inequality
  • Champagne glass global distribution of income -- <U+01C2>g 3.
  • Causes of inequality
  • Why has inequality grown
  • Power shift -- <U+01C2>t Money power in our democracy
  • Economic boom for whom
  • Rise in concentrated corporate power
  • Attack on worker rights -- <U+01C2>t Decline in the influence of the civic sector -- <U+01C2>t Decline in independent politics
  • Rules governing the economy -- <U+01C2>t Global trade and investment policy -- <U+01C2>t Taxation
  • Restructuring of work and the breakdown in the social contract -- <U+01C2>t Regulation and deregulation -- <U+01C2>t Federal Reserve and monetary policy -- <U+01C2>t Government social spending, the safety net, and corporate welfare
  • Culture of greed vs. the common good -- <U+01C2>g 4. <U+01C2>t Building a fair economy movement
  • Tradition of taking action to reduce inequality -- <U+01C2>t Movement building -- <U+01C2>t Stages of social movements -- <U+01C2>t Phase one : cultural preparation and organization -- <U+01C2>t Phase two : building public support -- <U+01C2>t Phase three : consolidation -- <U+01C2>t Building a movement infrastructure -- <U+01C2>t Strategy : what policies are we for -- <U+01C2>g 5. <U+01C2>t Actions to close the economic divide -- <U+01C2>t Building a real democracy -- <U+01C2>t Building workers' power -- <U+01C2>t Removing the influence of big money from our democracy -- <U+01C2>t Building independent politics -- <U+01C2>t Reigning in corporate power -- <U+01C2>t Changing the rules to build a fair economy -- <U+01C2>t Global trade and investment rules -- <U+01C2>t Reducing wage inequality -- <U+01C2>t Reducing wealth inequality -- <U+01C2>t Fair taxation -- <U+01C2>t Fighting corporate welfare -- <U+01C2>t Reforming monetary policy and the Federal Reserve -- <U+01C2>t Alternatives for a fair economy
  • Amazing U.S. economy
  • Warning : entering new global economy : proceed with caution
  • Trends : rising tide, sinking boats
  • We can build a fairer economy -- <U+01C2>g 1.
  • Dangerous consequences of growing inequality
  • Pressures facing our households
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. and updated.
Extent
ix, 254 p.
Isbn
9781595580153
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005043850
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm58604719
Label
Economic apartheid in America : a primer on economic inequality & insecurity, Chuck Collins and Felice Yeskel ; with United for a Fair Economy and Class Action
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-242) and index
Contents
  • Inequality and the threat to prosperity
  • Inequality and democracy
  • Inequality and public health
  • Social polarization and the withdrawal of the haves
  • You are on your own : the new individualism
  • Gated communities and bigger prisons
  • 2.
  • Picture : growing economic insecurity and inequality
  • Inequality of income and wages
  • Race, gender, and income
  • Introduction :
  • Gap between highest and average wage earners
  • Inequality of wealth
  • What is wealth and why is it important
  • Concentration of wealth
  • Myth of who owns assets
  • Wealth-holders -- <U+01C2>t Global inequality
  • Champagne glass global distribution of income -- <U+01C2>g 3.
  • Causes of inequality
  • Why has inequality grown
  • Power shift -- <U+01C2>t Money power in our democracy
  • Economic boom for whom
  • Rise in concentrated corporate power
  • Attack on worker rights -- <U+01C2>t Decline in the influence of the civic sector -- <U+01C2>t Decline in independent politics
  • Rules governing the economy -- <U+01C2>t Global trade and investment policy -- <U+01C2>t Taxation
  • Restructuring of work and the breakdown in the social contract -- <U+01C2>t Regulation and deregulation -- <U+01C2>t Federal Reserve and monetary policy -- <U+01C2>t Government social spending, the safety net, and corporate welfare
  • Culture of greed vs. the common good -- <U+01C2>g 4. <U+01C2>t Building a fair economy movement
  • Tradition of taking action to reduce inequality -- <U+01C2>t Movement building -- <U+01C2>t Stages of social movements -- <U+01C2>t Phase one : cultural preparation and organization -- <U+01C2>t Phase two : building public support -- <U+01C2>t Phase three : consolidation -- <U+01C2>t Building a movement infrastructure -- <U+01C2>t Strategy : what policies are we for -- <U+01C2>g 5. <U+01C2>t Actions to close the economic divide -- <U+01C2>t Building a real democracy -- <U+01C2>t Building workers' power -- <U+01C2>t Removing the influence of big money from our democracy -- <U+01C2>t Building independent politics -- <U+01C2>t Reigning in corporate power -- <U+01C2>t Changing the rules to build a fair economy -- <U+01C2>t Global trade and investment rules -- <U+01C2>t Reducing wage inequality -- <U+01C2>t Reducing wealth inequality -- <U+01C2>t Fair taxation -- <U+01C2>t Fighting corporate welfare -- <U+01C2>t Reforming monetary policy and the Federal Reserve -- <U+01C2>t Alternatives for a fair economy
  • Amazing U.S. economy
  • Warning : entering new global economy : proceed with caution
  • Trends : rising tide, sinking boats
  • We can build a fairer economy -- <U+01C2>g 1.
  • Dangerous consequences of growing inequality
  • Pressures facing our households
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Rev. and updated.
Extent
ix, 254 p.
Isbn
9781595580153
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2005043850
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm58604719

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