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Product Description: For the past several decades, politicians and economists thought that high levels of inequality were good for the economy. But because America’s middle class is now so weak, the US economy suffers from the kinds of problems that plague less-developed countries...read more

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9780520281646 | Univ of California Pr, June 24, 2015, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: For the past several decades, politicians and economists thought that high levels of inequality were good for the economy.

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9780520286528 | Univ of California Pr, June 24, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: For the past several decades, politicians and economists thought that high levels of inequality were good for the economy.

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9781586489694, titled "The Betrayal of the American Dream: What Went Wrong" | 1 edition (Public Affairs, July 31, 2012), cover price $26.99

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9781610393201 | Reprint edition (Public Affairs, October 22, 2013), cover price $15.99

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Product Description: Former U.S. congressman Steve Gunderson grew up in a tightly knit middle-class family in a community where people cherished values, civic duty, and the American Dream. But these communities all across America have moved from an age of progress to an era of survival as they seek to navigate new economic challenges...read more

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9781608325689 | Greenleaf Book Group Llc, March 5, 2013, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Former U.

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Product Description: Why, in the world's most affluent nation, are so many corporations squeezing their employees dry? In this fresh, carefully researched book, New York Times reporter Steven Greenhouse explores the economic, political, and social trends that are transforming America's workplaces, including the decline of the social contract that created the world's largest middle class and guaranteed job security and good pensions...read more

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9781400044894 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 15, 2008, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The Big Squeeze takes a fresh, probing, and often shocking look at the stresses and strains faced by tens of millions of American workers as wages have stagnated, health and pension benefits have grown stingier, and job security has shriveled.

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9781400096527 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, February 10, 2009), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Why, in the world's most affluent nation, are so many corporations squeezing their employees dry?

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