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The Resource The new class conflict, Joel Kotkin ; with a foreword by Fred Siegel

The new class conflict, Joel Kotkin ; with a foreword by Fred Siegel

Label
The new class conflict
Title
The new class conflict
Statement of responsibility
Joel Kotkin ; with a foreword by Fred Siegel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In ways not seen since the Gilded age of the late nineteenth century, America is becoming a nation of increasingly sharply divided classes. Joel Kotkin's The New Class Conflict breaks down these new divisions for the first time, focusing on the ascendency of two classes: the tech Oligarchy, based in Silicon Valley; and the Clerisy, which includes much of the nation's policy, media, and academic elites. The New Class Conflict is written largely from the point of view of those who are, to date, the losers in this class conflict: the middle class. This group, which Kotkin calls the Yeomanry, has been the traditional bulwark of American society, politics, and economy. Yet under pressure from the ascendant Oligarchs and ever more powerful Clerisy, their prospects have diminished the American dream of class mobility that has animated its history and sustained its global appeal. This book is both a call to arms and a unique piece of analysis about the possible evolution of our society into an increasingly quasi-feudal order. Looking beyond the conventional views of both left and right, conservative and liberal, Kotkin provides a tough but evenhanded analysis of our evolving class system, and suggests some approaches that might restore the middle class to its proper role as the dominant group in the American future. -- from dust cover
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kotkin, Joel
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social conflict
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • High technology industries
  • Middle class
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • High technology industries
  • Middle class
  • Social conflict
  • United States
Label
The new class conflict, Joel Kotkin ; with a foreword by Fred Siegel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-215)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 215 pages
Isbn
9780914386285
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2014023194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)883962447
Label
The new class conflict, Joel Kotkin ; with a foreword by Fred Siegel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-215)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 215 pages
Isbn
9780914386285
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2014023194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)883962447

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