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

Tyler, George R. (Author).
  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781937856717 (trade cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1937856712 (trade cloth : alk. paper)
  • Description: viii, 563 pages ; 24cm
  • Publisher: Dallas, Texas : BenBella Books, Inc., [2013]

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 0 of 0 copies available at Gloucester.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

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Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult Nonfiction 330.973/T982w (Text to Phone) Available -
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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.


Tyler, George R. "What went wrong : how the 1% hijacked the American middle class...and what other countries got right." Dallas, Texas : BenBella Books, Inc., 2013.

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