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Declining fortunes

the withering of the American dream

by Katherine S. Newman

  • 147 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by BasicBooks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social mobility -- United States,
  • Middle class -- United States,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-2001,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-250) and index.

    StatementKatherine S. Newman.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 257 p. ;
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23261547M
    ISBN 10046501593X
    LC Control Number92053246

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