9780871545152

The New Dollars and Dreams: American Incomes and Economic Change

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  • ISBN13:

    9780871545152

  • ISBN10:

    0871545152

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-01-01
  • Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
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Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Nicholas Lemann
Acknowledgments xi
A Half Century of Incomes
1(7)
Beginning Again: The U.S. Economy in the Late 1940s
8(17)
Economic Change, Government Policy, and the Evolution of Living Standards
25(32)
Industrial Change: Is There Life After the Service Sector?
57(20)
Occupational Change: Can the Economy Still Produce Good Jobs and, If So, Who Gets Them?
77(49)
The Geography of Income
126(21)
Households, Families, and the Welfare State
147(40)
What Comes Next?
187(11)
Appendix 198(13)
Notes 211(10)
References 221(16)
Index 237

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