In accessible prose for North American undergraduate students, this short text provides a sociological understanding of the causes and consequences of growing middle class inequality, with an abundance of supporting, empirical data. The book also addresses what we, as individuals and as a society, can do to put middle class Americans on a sounder footing.Robert Manning observes, aIronically, it is easier for col- lege students to obtain a credit card while in school than after they graduate and begin an entry-level job. ... subsidized student loans, who are going to be entering a job market maxed out before they begin looking for a job. ... students and youth.26 Mandella#39;s study of American twelfth graders reveals that students who use credit cards have no moreanbsp;...
|Title||:||Middle Class Meltdown in America|
|Author||:||Kevin T Leicht, Scott T Fitzgerald|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-12-17|