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Economic Inequality

Restructuring the Philadelphia Region: Metropolitan Divisions and Inequality
Carolyn Adams, David W. Bartelt, David Elesh, and Ira Goldstein with Joshua Freely and Michelle Schmitt
ISBN-13: 9781592138975 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2008
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A New Capitalist Order: Privatization and Ideology in Russia and Eastern Europe
Hilary Appel
ISBN-13: 9780822958550 (paper)
University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004
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The Jobless Future: Second Edition
Stanley Aronowitz, William DiFazio
ISBN-13: 9780816674510 (paper)
University of Minnesota Press, 2010
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Income Inequality in Capitalist Democracies: The Interplay of Values and Institutions
Vicki L. Birchfield
ISBN-13: 9780271034409 (cloth)
Penn State University Press, 2009
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Failure by Design: The Story behind America¹s Broken Economy
Josh Bivens
ISBN-13: 9780801450150 (cloth)
Cornell University Press, 2011
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Gender, Inequality, and Wages
Francine D. Blau, Anne C. Gielen and Klaus F. Zimmermann, editors
ISBN-13: 9780199665853 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2012

The Great Gap: Inequality and the Politics of Redistribution in Latin America
Merike Blofield, editor
ISBN-13: 9780271050096 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780271050102 (paper)
Penn State University Press, 2011
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Race, Poverty, and American Cities
John Charles Boger, Judith Welch Wegner
ISBN-13: 9780807845783 (paper)
University of North Carolina Press, 1996
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The New Economics of Inequality and Redistribution
Samuel Bowles
ISBN-13: 9781107014039 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781107601604 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781139534253
Cambridge University Press, 2012

Inequality in America: Facts, Trends and International Perspectives
Uri Dadush, Kemal Dervis, Sarah P. Milsom, Bennett Stancil
ISBN-13: 9780815724216 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780815704447
Brookings Institution Press, 2012

The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality
Angus Deaton
ISBN-13: 9780691153544 (cloth)
Princeton University Press, August 2013

Ordinary Poverty: A Little Food and Cold Storage
William DiFazio
ISBN-13: 9781592134588 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2005
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Created Unequal: The Crisis in American Pay
James K. Galbraith
ISBN-13: 9780226278797 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 2000
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Wealth and Our Commonwealth: Why America Should Tax Accumulated Fortunes
William H. Gates, Sr., Chuck Collins
ISBN-10: 080704718X (cloth)
ISBN-10: 0807047198 (paper)
ISBN-13: 9780807047187 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780807047194 (paper)
Beacon Press, 2003
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Affluence and Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America
Martin Gilens
ISBN-13: 9780691153971 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9781400844821
Princeton University Press, 2012

Separate Societies: Poverty and Inequality in US Cities, Second Edition
William Goldsmith, Edward J. Blakely, Foreword by President Bill Clinton
ISBN-13: 9781439902929 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2010
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Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries
Janet C. Gornick, Markus Jäntti, editors
ISBN-13: 9780804778244 (cloth)
Stanford University Press, July 2013

Lost People: Magic and the Legacy of Slavery in Madagascar
David Graeber
ISBN-13: 9780253349101 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780253219152 (paper)
Indiana University Press, 2007
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The American Dream in the 21st Century
Sandra Hanson, John White, editors
ISBN-13: 9781439903155 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2011
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Inequality in America: What Role for Human Capital Policies?
James J. Heckman, Alan B. Krueger
ISBN-13: 9780262582605 (paper)
MIT Press, 2004
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Surviving Large Losses: Financial Crises, the Middle Class, and the Development of Capital Markets
Philip T. Hoffman, Gilles Postel-Vinay, and Jean-Laurent Rosenthal
ISBN-13: 9780674036369 (paper)
Harvard University Press, 2009
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Jobs Aren’t Enough: Towards a New Economic Mobility for Families
Roberta Rehner Iversen, Annie Laurie Armstrong
ISBN-13: 9781592133567 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2006
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Reading Classes: On Culture and Classism in America
Barbara Jensen
ISBN-13: 9780801477799 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2012
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Living on the Edge in Suburbia: From Welfare to Workfare
Terese Lawinski author info
ISBN-13: 9780826517005 (cloth)
Vanderbilt University Press, 2010
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The Underclass Question
Bill E. Lawson, editor, Foreword by William Julius Wilson
ISBN-13: 9781566390620 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1992
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Beyond the City Limits; Urban Policy and Economic Restructuring in Comparative Perspective
John R. Logan, Todd Swanstrom, editors
ISBN-13: 9780877229445 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1991
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Financialization of Daily Life
Randy Martin
ISBN-13: 9781566399883 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2002
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The Undeserving Rich: American Beliefs about Inequality, Opportunity, and Redistribution
Leslie McCall
ISBN-13: 9781107027237 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781107699823 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9781107352735
Cambridge University Press, 2013

Polarized America: The Dance of Ideology and Unequal Riches
Nolan McCarty, Keith T. Poole, and Howard Rosenthal
ISBN-13: 9780262134644 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780262633611 (paper)
MIT Press, 2006
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Billionaires' Ball: Gluttony and Hubris in an Age of Epic Inequality
Linda McQuaig, Neil Brooks
ISBN-13: 9780807003435 (paper)
Beacon Press, 2013

Class Matters: Early North America and the Atlantic World
Simon Middleton, Billy G. Smith, editors
ISBN-13: 9780812240634 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780812221237 (paper)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008
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The State of Working America, 2006/2007
Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein, and Sylvia Allegretto
ISBN-13: 9780801473555 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2006
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The State of Working America, 2008/2009
Lawrence Mishel, Jared Bernstein, and Heidi Shierholz
ISBN-13: 9780801474774 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2009
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(Not) Keeping Up with Our Parents: The Decline of the Professional Middle Class
Nan Mooney
ISBN-13: 9780807011386 (paper)
Beacon Press, 2008
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Stretched Thin: Poor Families, Welfare Work, and Welfare Reform
Sandra Morgen, Joan Acker, and Jill Weigt
ISBN-13: 9780801475108 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2009
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Crass Struggle: Greed, Glitz, and Gluttony in a Wanna-Have World
R.T. Naylor author info
ISBN-13: 9780773537712 (cloth)
McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011
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The Missing Class: Portraits of the Near Poor in America
Katherine Newman, Victor Tan Chen
ISBN-13: 9780807041390 (paper)
Beacon Press, 2007
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Jobs and Economic Development in Minority Communities
Paul Ong, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, editors
ISBN-13: 9781592134106 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2006
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Class War?: What Americans Really Think about Economic Inequality
Benjamin I. Page, Lawrence R. Jacobs
ISBN-13: 9780226644547 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226644554 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 2009
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A Measure of Fairness: The Economics of Living Wages and Minimum Wages in the United States
Robert Pollin, Mark Brenner, Jeannette Wicks-Lim, Stephanie Luce
ISBN-13: 9780801473630 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2008
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The Age of Equality: the Twentieth Century in Economic Perspective
Richard Pomfret
ISBN-13: 9780674062177 (cloth)
Harvard University Press, 2011
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A Failure of Capitalism: The Crisis of '08 and the Descent into Depression
Richard A. Posner
ISBN-13: 9780674060395 (paper)
Harvard University Press, 2009
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Homeless in Paradise: A Map of the Terrain
Rob Rosenthal
ISBN-13: 9781566391306 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1993
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The Assumptions Economists Make
Jonathan Schlefer
ISBN-13: 9780674052260 (cloth)
Harvard University Press, 2012
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Macroeconomics Beyond the NAIRU
Servaas Storm, C. W. M. Naastepad
ISBN-13: 9780674062276 (cloth)
Harvard University Press, 2012
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Why America Lost the War on Poverty—And How to Win It
Frank Stricker
ISBN-13: 9780807858042 (paper)
University of North Carolina Press, 2007
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Confronting Income Inequality in Japan: A Comparative Analysis of Causes, Consequences, and Reform
Toshiaki Tachibanaki
ISBN-13: 9780262513456 (paper)
MIT Press, 2005
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The Causes and Consequences of Increasing Inequality
Finis Welch, editor
ISBN-13: 9780226893013 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, 2001
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Traveling Light: On the Road with America’s Poor
Kath Weston
ISBN-13: 9780807041376 (paper)
Beacon Press, 2008
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Debt for Sale: A Social History of the Credit Trap
Brett Williams
ISBN-13: 9780812238174 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780812218862 (paper)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004
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The Truly Disadvantaged: The Inner City, the Underclass, and Public Policy, Second Edition
William Julius Wilson
ISBN-13: 9780226901268 (paper)
ISBN eBook: 9780226924656
University of Chicago Press, 2012

The Working Class Majority: America's Best Kept Secret, 2nd Edition
Michael Zweig author info
ISBN-13: 9780801477331 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2011
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Economic Justice

Human Rights in Our Own Backyard: Injustice and Resistance in the United States
William T. Armaline, Davita Silfen Glasberg, and Bandana Purkayastha, editors
ISBN-13: 9780812243604 (cloth)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011
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Seeds of Change: The Story of ACORN, America's Most Controversial Antipoverty Community Organizing Group
John Atlas author info
ISBN-13: 9780826517067 (cloth)
Vanderbilt University Press, 2010
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Rethinking Poverty: Income, Assets, and the Catholic Social Justice Tradition
James P. Bailey
ISBN-13: 9780268022235 (paper)
University of Notre Dame Press, 2010
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The Gloves-off Economy: Workplace Standards at the Bottom of America¹s Labor Market
Annette Bernhardt, Heather Boushey, Laura Dresser, Chris Tilly
ISBN-13: 9780913447970 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2008
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Why Wages Don’t Fall During a Recession
Truman F. Bewley
ISBN-13: 9780674009431 (paper)
Harvard University Press, 2002
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Banded Together: Economic Democratization in the Brass Valley
Jeremy Brecher
ISBN-13: 9780252078064 (paper)
University of Illinois Press, 2011
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(Dis)Entitling the Poor: The Warren Court, Welfare Rights, and the American Political Tradition
Elizabeth Bussiere
ISBN-13: 9780271016016 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780271016023 (paper)
Penn State University Press, 2001
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The War on Welfare: Family, Poverty, and Politics in Modern America
Marisa Chappell
ISBN-13: 9780812242041 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780812221541 (paper)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009
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Freedom from Poverty: NGOs and Human Rights Praxis
Daniel P.L. Chong
ISBN-13: 9780812242522 (cloth)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010
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Student Loan Scam: The Most Oppressive Debt in U.S. History--and How We Can Fight Back
Alan Michael Collinge
ISBN-13: 9780807042298 (paper)
Beacon Press, 2009
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The Fair Society: The Science of Human Nature and the Pursuit of Social Justice
Peter Corning
ISBN-13: 9780226116273 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, 2011
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The Labor Question in America: Economic Democracy in the Gilded Age
Rosanne Currarino
ISBN-13: 9780252077869 (paper)
University of Illinois Press, 2011
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The Crisis of Neoliberalism
Gérard Duménil , Dominique Lévy
ISBN-13: 9780674049888 (cloth)
Harvard University Press, 2011
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Democracy Without Decency: Good Citizenship and the War on Poverty
William M. Epstein
ISBN-13: 9780271036335 (cloth)
Penn State University Press, 2010
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Unprecedented Power: Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the Common Good
Steven Fenberg
ISBN-13: 9781603444347 (cloth)
Texas A&M University Press, 2011
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The People Shall Rule: ACORN, Community Organizing, and the Struggle for Economic Justice
Robert Fisher, editor author info
ISBN-13: 9780826516572 (cloth)
Vanderbilt University Press, 2009
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Fairness, Responsibility, and Welfare
Marc Fleurbaey
ISBN-13: 9780199215911 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2008

Adam’s Fallacy: A Guide to Economic Theology
Duncan K. Foley
ISBN-13: 9780674027299 (paper)
Harvard University Press, 2008
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The Time of Freedom: Campesino Workers in Guatemala’s October Revolution
Cindy Forster
ISBN-13: 9780822961369 (paper)
University of Pittsburgh Press, 2001
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Communities in Economic Crisis: Appalachia and the South
John Gaventa, Barbara Ellen Smith, and Alex Willingham, editors
ISBN-13: 9780877226505 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1990
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New Deal Ruins: Race, Economic Justice, and Public Housing Policy
Edward G. Goetz
ISBN-13: 9780801451522 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780801478284 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2013

Mobilizing Communities: Asset Building as a Community Development Strategy
Gary Paul Green , Ann Goetting, editors
ISBN-13: 9781439900864 (cloth)
Temple University Press, 2010
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A Shameful Business: The Case for Human Rights in the American Workplace
James A. Gross
ISBN-13: 9780913476440 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2010
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Limiting Resources: Market-Led Reform and the Transformation of Public Goods
LaDawn Haglund
ISBN-13: 9780271037189 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780271037196 (paper)
Penn State University Press, 2010
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The Illusion of Free Markets: Punishment and the Myth of Natural Order
Bernard E. Harcourt
ISBN-13: 9780674057265 (cloth)
Harvard University Press, 2011
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Economic Rights in Canada and the United States
Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann, Claude E. Welch, Jr., editors
ISBN-13: 9780812239256 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780812220933 (paper)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006
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The Price of Citizenship: Redefining the American Welfare State
Michael B. Katz
ISBN-13: 9780812220186 (paper)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008
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Why Don't American Cities Burn?
Michael B. Katz
ISBN-13: 9780812243864 (cloth)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011
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The Battle for Welfare Rights: Politics and Poverty in Modern America
Felicia Kornbluh
ISBN-13: 9780812220254 (paper)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007
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To Right these Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in the 1960s America
Robert R. Korstad, James L. Leloudis
ISBN-13: 9780807833797 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780807871140 (paper)
University of North Carolina Press, 2010
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Fair Trade from the Ground Up: New Markets for Social Justice
April Linton
ISBN-13: 9780295991726 (cloth)
University of Washington Press, 2012
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Bourgeois Dignity: Why Economics Can't Explain the Modern World
Deirdre N. McCloskey
ISBN-13: 9780226556659 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226556741 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 2010
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The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce
Deirdre N. McCloskey
ISBN-13: 9780226556635 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226556642 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 2007
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A History of Utah Radicalism: Startling, Socialistic, and Decidedly Revolutionary
John S. McCormick, John R. Sillito, editors
ISBN-13: 9780874218145 (cloth)
ISBN eBook: 9780874218152
Utah State University Press, 2011
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Restoring Democracy to America: How to Free Markets and Politics from the Corporate Culture of Business and Government
John F. M. McDermott
ISBN-13: 9780271037240 (cloth)
Penn State University Press, 2010
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Working for Justice: The L.A. Model of Organizing and Advocacy
Ruth Milkman
ISBN-13: 9780801475801 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2010
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From Welfare to Workfare: The Unintended Consequences of Liberal Reform, 1945-1965
Jennifer Mittelstadt
ISBN-13: 9780807829226 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780807855874 (paper)
University of North Carolina Press, 2005
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Economics for Humans
Julie A. Nelson
ISBN-13: 9780226572024 (cloth)
University of Chicago Press, 2006
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Civil Rights Advocacy on Behalf of the Poor
Catherine M. Paden
ISBN-13: 99780812242973 (cloth)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011
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What Government Can Do: Dealing with Poverty and Inequality
Benjamin I. Page, James R. Simmons
ISBN-13: 9780226644813 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226644820 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 2000
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They'll Cut Off Your Project: A Mingo County Chronicle
Huey Perry, with a foreword by Jeff Biggers
ISBN-13: 9781933202808 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9781933202792 (paper)
West Virginia University Press, 2011
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Beyond the Welfare State?: The New Political Economy of Welfare, Third Edition
Christopher Pierson
ISBN-13: 9780271029221 (paper)
Penn State University Press, 2007
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The Segregated Origins of Social Security: African Americans and the Welfare State
Mary Poole
ISBN-13: 9780807830246 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780807856888 (paper)
University of North Carolina Press, 2006
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The Crisis of Capitalist Democracy
Richard A. Posner
ISBN-13: 9780674062191 (paper)
Harvard University Press, 2011
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The Political Economy of Transitions to Peace: A Comparative Perspective
Galia Press-Barnathan
ISBN-13: 9780822943730 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780822960270 (paper)
University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009
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Ending Poverty as We Know It: Guaranteeing a Right to a Job at a Living Wage
William P. Quigley
ISBN-13: 9781592130337 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2003
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Global Decisions: Local Collisions: Urban Life in the New World Order
David Ranney
ISBN-13: 9781592130016 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2002
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Exploitation and Economic Justice in the Liberal Capitalist State
Mark R. Reiff
ISBN-13: 9780199664009 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2013

The Quality of Government: Corruption, Social Trust, and Inequality in International Perspective
Bo Rothstein
ISBN-13: 9780226729565 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780226729572 (paper)
University of Chicago Press, 2011
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Welfare Discipline: Discourse, Governance and Globalization
Sanford F. Schram
ISBN-13: 9781592133024 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2005
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Employment and Human Rights: The International Dimension
Richard Lewis Siegel
ISBN-13: 9780812232110 (cloth)
University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993
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The Betrayal of the Urban Poor
Helene Slessarev
ISBN-13: 9781566395434 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1997
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Organizing Access to Capital: Advocacy and the Democratization of Financial Institutions
Gregory D. Squires, editor
ISBN-13: 9781592130269 (paper)
Temple University Press, 2003
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Do the Poor Count?: Democratic Institutions and Accountability in a Context of Poverty
Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson
ISBN-13: 9780271037509 (cloth)
ISBN-13: 9780271037516 (paper)
Penn State University Press, 2009
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Constituting Economic and Social Rights
Katharine G. Young
ISBN-13: 9780199641932 (cloth)
Oxford University Press, 2012

Differences That Matter: Social Policy and the Working Poor in the United States and Canada
Dan Zuberi
ISBN-13: 9780801473128 (paper)
Cornell University Press, 2006
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Religion and Economic Justice
Michael Zweig, editor author info
ISBN-13: 9781566390033 (paper)
Temple University Press, 1992
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