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The Resource Class counts : education, inequality, and the shrinking middle class, Allan Ornstein

Class counts : education, inequality, and the shrinking middle class, Allan Ornstein

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Class counts : education, inequality, and the shrinking middle class
Title
Class counts
Title remainder
education, inequality, and the shrinking middle class
Statement of responsibility
Allan Ornstein
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ornstein, Allan C
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social classes
  • Poverty
  • Wealth
  • Education, Higher
  • Middle class
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Power (Social sciences)
Label
Class counts : education, inequality, and the shrinking middle class, Allan Ornstein
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; What This Book Is About; Dedication; Introduction: For Readers with Intellectual Pizzazz; 1 -- Historical Thoughts of Equality and Inequality; PERSONAL COMMENTS ON INEQUALITY; POVERTY EXPRESSED THROUGH THE NOVEL; THE SUBJECTIVE VALENCE; OUR WESTERN HERITAGE; AMERICA: THE NEW ATHENS, THE NEW ROME; THE FUTURE OF PAX AMERICANA; OLD HISTORY LESSONS; CURRENT HISTORY LESSONS; NOTES; 2 -- 1776-And Beyond: Elitist versus Enlightened Thought; REVOLUTIONARY ICONS; PATRICIAN PRINCIPLES AND PROPERTY RIGHTS; THE SPIRIT OF '76; NOTES
  • 3 -- Patrician Influence and Social/Educational ThoughtWORLDS APART; A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE; GEOGRAPHY AND "SMART" THINKING; RELATIONSHIP OF EDUCATION TO INCOME; NOTES; 4 -- What Is Equality?; THE ROLE OF EDUCATION; THE WINNING OF THE WEST; SOCIAL MOBILITY AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE; A JUST SOCIETY; NOTES; 5 -- Education, Mobility, and the American Dream; CONSERVATIVE AND LIBERAL THOUGHTS CONCERNING CLASS; CHANGING AMERICAN SOCIETY; SUPPLY AND DEMAND-AND THE AMERICAN DREAM; NOTES; 6 -- The Golden Years Are Over; THE GILDED AGE; U.S.A. TODAY; ECONOMIC BUST WITHIN AN ECONOMIC BOOM; NOTES
  • 7 -- World InequalityNEW YORK CITY: AN ELECTRIC JOLT; PERSONAL IMAGES AND INTERPRETATIONS; GLOBAL INEQUALITY AND INSTABILITY; HIGH-TECH VERSUS LOW-TECH NATIONS; POSTMODERN REALITY; ALL ROADS LEAD TO WASHINGTON, D.C.; NOTES; 8 -- Wishful Thinking: Recommendations and Solutions; SWORD FIGHTING BETWEEN CONSERVATIVES AND LIBERALS; DONKEYS, ELEPHANTS, AND RICH PEOPLE; REFORMING THE TAX CODE; SAFETY NETS STRETCHED THIN; DEBT AND DECLINING BENEFITS; A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE; NOTES; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn854521354
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (605 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780742573727
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854521354
Label
Class counts : education, inequality, and the shrinking middle class, Allan Ornstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; What This Book Is About; Dedication; Introduction: For Readers with Intellectual Pizzazz; 1 -- Historical Thoughts of Equality and Inequality; PERSONAL COMMENTS ON INEQUALITY; POVERTY EXPRESSED THROUGH THE NOVEL; THE SUBJECTIVE VALENCE; OUR WESTERN HERITAGE; AMERICA: THE NEW ATHENS, THE NEW ROME; THE FUTURE OF PAX AMERICANA; OLD HISTORY LESSONS; CURRENT HISTORY LESSONS; NOTES; 2 -- 1776-And Beyond: Elitist versus Enlightened Thought; REVOLUTIONARY ICONS; PATRICIAN PRINCIPLES AND PROPERTY RIGHTS; THE SPIRIT OF '76; NOTES
  • 3 -- Patrician Influence and Social/Educational ThoughtWORLDS APART; A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE; GEOGRAPHY AND "SMART" THINKING; RELATIONSHIP OF EDUCATION TO INCOME; NOTES; 4 -- What Is Equality?; THE ROLE OF EDUCATION; THE WINNING OF THE WEST; SOCIAL MOBILITY AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE; A JUST SOCIETY; NOTES; 5 -- Education, Mobility, and the American Dream; CONSERVATIVE AND LIBERAL THOUGHTS CONCERNING CLASS; CHANGING AMERICAN SOCIETY; SUPPLY AND DEMAND-AND THE AMERICAN DREAM; NOTES; 6 -- The Golden Years Are Over; THE GILDED AGE; U.S.A. TODAY; ECONOMIC BUST WITHIN AN ECONOMIC BOOM; NOTES
  • 7 -- World InequalityNEW YORK CITY: AN ELECTRIC JOLT; PERSONAL IMAGES AND INTERPRETATIONS; GLOBAL INEQUALITY AND INSTABILITY; HIGH-TECH VERSUS LOW-TECH NATIONS; POSTMODERN REALITY; ALL ROADS LEAD TO WASHINGTON, D.C.; NOTES; 8 -- Wishful Thinking: Recommendations and Solutions; SWORD FIGHTING BETWEEN CONSERVATIVES AND LIBERALS; DONKEYS, ELEPHANTS, AND RICH PEOPLE; REFORMING THE TAX CODE; SAFETY NETS STRETCHED THIN; DEBT AND DECLINING BENEFITS; A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE; NOTES; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn854521354
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (605 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780742573727
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)854521354

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