It could happen here : America on the brink
(Book)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published
New York : Harper, c2009.
Status
Main Library - Adult Non-Fiction
339.20973 J931i
Description
Loading Description...
Also in this Series
Checking series information...
Copies
LocationCall NumberStatus
Main Library - Adult Non-Fiction339.20973 J931iOn Shelf
More Like This
Loading more titles like this title...
More Details
Format
Book
Edition
1st ed.
Physical Desc
xii, 228 pages ; 22 cm.
Language
English
ISBN
9780061689109, 0061689106

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
The severe economic downturn has been blamed on many things: deregulation, derivatives, greedy borrowers, negligent lenders. But could there be a deeper problem that is so severe, so long-lasting, and so dangerous that it makes these problems look minor? Could we be facing an existential challenge to the promise of America? Inequality has reached historical highs. Throughout human history, this level of disparity has proven intolerable, almost always leading to political upheaval. Though many believe that America will never face a second revolution, that our politics are stable, Yale School of Management senior faculty fellow Bruce Judson makes the case that revolution is a real possibility here, driven by a thirty-year, unprecedented rise of inequality. As Judson shows, revolutions can occur suddenly, as happened with the Soviet Union's 1991 dissolution, and America today exhibits the central precursors to a collapse.--From publisher description.
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Judson, B. (2009). It could happen here: America on the brink. New York: Harper.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Judson, Bruce. 2009. It Could Happen Here: America On the Brink. New York: Harper.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Judson, Bruce, It Could Happen Here: America On the Brink. New York: Harper, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Judson, Bruce. It Could Happen Here: America On the Brink. New York: Harper, 2009. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Staff View
Loading Staff View.