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The Resource Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010, Charles Murray

Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010, Charles Murray

Label
Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010
Title
Coming apart
Title remainder
the state of white America, 1960-2010
Statement of responsibility
Charles Murray
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A critique of the white American class structure argues that the paths of social mobility that once advanced the nation are now serving to further isolate an elite upper class while enforcing a growing and resentful white underclass
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
305.8/00973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
M895 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010, Charles Murray
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 358-398) and index
Contents
November 21, 1963 -- The formation of a new upper class. Our kind of people ; The foundations of the new upper class ; A new kind of segregation ; How thick is your bubble? ; The bright side of the new upper class -- The formation of a new lower class. The founding virtues ; Belmont and Fishtown ; Marriage ; Industriousness ; Honesty ; Religiosity ; The real Fishtown ; The size of the new lower class -- Why it matters. The selective collapse of American community ; The founding virtues and the stuff of life ; One nation, divisible ; Alternative futures
Control code
ocn727702914
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 407 p.
Isbn
9780307453426
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011501987
Other physical details
ill., charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)727702914
  • a968461
Label
Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010, Charles Murray
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 358-398) and index
Contents
November 21, 1963 -- The formation of a new upper class. Our kind of people ; The foundations of the new upper class ; A new kind of segregation ; How thick is your bubble? ; The bright side of the new upper class -- The formation of a new lower class. The founding virtues ; Belmont and Fishtown ; Marriage ; Industriousness ; Honesty ; Religiosity ; The real Fishtown ; The size of the new lower class -- Why it matters. The selective collapse of American community ; The founding virtues and the stuff of life ; One nation, divisible ; Alternative futures
Control code
ocn727702914
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 407 p.
Isbn
9780307453426
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011501987
Other physical details
ill., charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)727702914
  • a968461

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