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The Resource Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010, Charles Murray

Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010, Charles Murray

Label
Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010
Title
Coming apart
Title remainder
the state of white America, 1960-2010
Statement of responsibility
Charles Murray
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A critique of the white American class structure argues that the paths of social mobility that once advanced the nation are now serving to further isolate an elite upper class while enforcing a growing and resentful white underclass
Summary
A critique of the white American class structure argues that the paths of social mobility that once advanced the nation are now serving to further isolate an elite upper class while enforcing a growing and resentful white underclass
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2012
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10046115
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murray, Charles A
Dewey number
305.8/00973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
E184.A1
LC item number
M895 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whites
  • Whites
  • Social classes
  • Social mobility
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the state of white America, 1960-2010
Label
Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010, Charles Murray
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 358-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
November 21, 1963 -- The formation of a new upper class. Our kind of people ; The foundations of the new upper class ; A new kind of segregation ; How thick is your bubble? ; The bright side of the new upper class -- The formation of a new lower class. The founding virtues ; Belmont and Fishtown ; Marriage ; Industriousness ; Honesty ; Religiosity ; The real Fishtown ; The size of the new lower class -- Why it matters. The selective collapse of American community ; The founding virtues and the stuff of life ; One nation, divisible ; Alternative futures
Control code
21021943
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 407 pages
Isbn
9780307453426
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011501987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780307453426
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn727702914
  • (OCoLC)727702914
Label
Coming apart : the state of white America, 1960-2010, Charles Murray
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 358-398) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
November 21, 1963 -- The formation of a new upper class. Our kind of people ; The foundations of the new upper class ; A new kind of segregation ; How thick is your bubble? ; The bright side of the new upper class -- The formation of a new lower class. The founding virtues ; Belmont and Fishtown ; Marriage ; Industriousness ; Honesty ; Religiosity ; The real Fishtown ; The size of the new lower class -- Why it matters. The selective collapse of American community ; The founding virtues and the stuff of life ; One nation, divisible ; Alternative futures
Control code
21021943
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 407 pages
Isbn
9780307453426
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011501987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780307453426
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, charts
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn727702914
  • (OCoLC)727702914

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