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The Fragile Middle Class

Americans in Debt

The Fragile Middle Class( )
Author: Sullivan, Teresa A.
Warren, Elizabeth
Westbrook, Jay Lawrence
ISBN:978-0-300-09171-7
Publication Date:Aug 2001
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $38.00
Book Description:

Since 1997, the number of American families filing for federal bankruptcy annually has exceeded one million. By most measures, those who file are members of the middle class--a group that has long provided stability and vitality for the American economic system. This raises the troubling question: why, during the most remarkable period of prosperity in our history, are unprecedented numbers of Americans encountering such serious financial trouble? The authors of this...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Social Classes & Economic Disparity
Family & Relationships / General
Social Science / Sociology / General
Business & Economics / Finance / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.087 x 0.93 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds
Author Biography
Sullivan, Teresa A. (Author)
Teresa A. Sullivan is Vice President and Graduate Dean and professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin.

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