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What went wrong : how the 1% hijacked the American middle class...and what other countries got right / George R. Tyler.

(Author).
  • ISBN: 9781937856717 (trade cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1937856712 (trade cloth : alk. paper)
  • Description: viii, 563 pages ; 24cm
  • Publisher: Dallas, Texas : BenBella Books, Inc.,

Available copies

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 330.973/Tyler (Text to phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult New Books NEW 330.973/T982w (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult New Nonfiction NEW 330.973 TYLER 2013 (Text to phone) Checked out 04/22/2014
Reading Adult New Nonfiction NEW 330.973 TYL (Text to phone) Checked out 04/13/2014
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 330.973/TYLER (Text to phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult NEW Nonfiction (Across from Circulation Desk) 330.973 Tyler (Text to phone) Checked out 05/02/2014

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: The beginning. Facing reality ; What is Reaganomics? ; The triumph of family capitalism -- The shift. Regulatory capture ; Shareholder capitalism ; A culture of selfishness ; Short-termism ; Small government hypocrisy ; Tax cut cultists ; "Deficits don't matter" ; Illusory prosperity ; Economic mythmaking -- The results. Wages rise in family capitalism ; The gains from growth ; Income disparity ; The opportunity societies of stakeholder capitalism ; Australian-style wage determination in family capitalism ; Globalization can be a boon or a bane ; How family capitalism prospered from globalization ; Offshoring and the Apple problem ; Domestic content and the Apple problem ; Productivity and investment ; Deindustrializing America marks the Reagan decline ; Poverty ; Delayed American retirement ; Incentivizing and rewarding work -- Recovery. Rebuilding the American dream ; American family capitalism.
Subject: Wealth > United States.
Elite (Social sciences) > United States.
Capitalism > United States.