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TITLE

Economic Apartheid in America: A Primer On Economic Inequality and Insecurity

AUTHOR

Chuck Collins and Felice Yeskel with United for a Fair Economy

PUBLISHER

The New Press

YEAR

2000

PAGES

229

MEDIA

ORDER

UFE, 37 Temple Place, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02111 phone: 617423-2148; Email stw@stw.org

LANGUAGE

BOOKSTORES

www.faireconomy.org#http://www.faireconomy.org#

ANNOTATION

This textbook representing over five years of work by staff, board and friends of United for a Fair Economy (UFE). It bridges some of the gaps between traditional texts and popular education materials in that in contains many of the charts and graphs from the popular economics education materials by United for a Fair Economy. The book is also an action manual in that it includes both information on understanding movement building and examples of a series of actions that people can take. It contains an introduction, five chapters, and a concluding section of appendices, further reading and notes. The Introduction is titled, Economic Boom for Whom? The chapters are: 1. The Dangerous Consequences of Growing Inequality, 2. The Picture: Growing Economic Insecurity and Inequality, 3. the Causes of Inequality, 4. Building a Fair Economy Movement, and 5. Actions to Close the Economic Divide

NOTES

NUMBER

59

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