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Under the affluence

Tim J. Wise

Under the affluence

shaming the poor, praising the rich and sacrificing the future of America

by Tim J. Wise

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Equality,
  • Wealth,
  • Discrimination,
  • Racism,
  • Social classes,
  • Poverty,
  • Social conditions,
  • Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 314-360).

    StatementTim Wise
    SeriesCity lights open media
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN90.S6 W57 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination360 pages
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27195181M
    ISBN 100872866939
    ISBN 109780872866935
    LC Control Number2015022986
    OCLC/WorldCa903424643

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