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Author Edsall, Thomas Byrne

Title The age of austerity : how scarcity will remake American politics / Thomas Byrne Edsall

Publ Info New York : Doubleday, [2012]
Edition First edition
 J&W-Charlotte  JK2261 .E37 2012    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  JK2261 .E37 2012    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  JK2261 .E37 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript 256 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Prologue: the noose -- Austerity -- The moral underpinnings of partisan conflict -- The economics of immigration -- Race -- Brutality, coarseness, and the fracture of American politics -- The big one
Note Provides a sobering account of how pitched battles over scarce resources will increasingly define American politics in the coming years--and how citizens might avoid, or at least mitigate, the damage from these ideological and economic battles
LC subject Divided government -- United States
Political parties -- United States
Social conflict -- United States
United States -- Politics and government
ISBN 9780385535199 (alk. paper)
0385535198 (alk. paper)
9780385535205 (electronic)
0385535201 (electronic)