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Inequality, poverty, and politics

Michael Charles Lindgren

Inequality, poverty, and politics

a political economic perspective

by Michael Charles Lindgren

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Published in [Bellingham] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty.,
  • Income distribution -- United States.,
  • Marxian economics.,
  • Socialism.,
  • Capitalism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael C. Lindgren.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination87 leaves ;
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13589995M

      Introduction. Modern American political discourse frequently includes calls to do something about income inequality and poverty. President Lyndon Johnson declared a “War on Poverty” in


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In Wealth, Poverty, and Politics, Thomas Sowell, one of the foremost conservative public intellectuals in this country, argues that political and ideological struggles have led to dangerous confusion about income inequality in America.

This volume brings together leading public intellectuals--Amartya Sen, Martha C. Nussbaum, François Bourguignon, William J. Wilson, Douglas S. Massey, and Martha A. Fineman--to take stock of current analytic understandings of poverty and inequality.

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