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Capital in the 21st Century

Annotation:Contact Garrett Martin, learn more about Maine's economic trends.

Annotation:Take a class, contact Professor Feiner through USM's Economics Department

Annotation:Professor Feiner recommended Baker's work on big numbers in context.

Annotation:Professor Feiner recommended this book as a precursor / alternative to Capital in the 21st Century - she got many of her charts from here.

Inequality for All
Inequality for All DVD - 2014 DVD 330.973 INEQUALI Available in some locations

Annotation:Garrett Martin talked about this film as a great conversation starter and primer on income and wealth inequality

Affluence and Influence
Affluence and Influence Economic Inequality and Political Power in America By Gilens, Martin Book - 2012 320 .60973 GILENS Available in some locations
Degrees of Inequality
Degrees of Inequality How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream By Mettler, Suzanne Book - 2014 378.73 METTLER Available in some locations
The Great Divergence
The Great Divergence America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do About It By Noah, Timothy Book - 2012 339.2 NOAH Available in some locations
Inequality and Instability
Inequality and Instability A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis By Galbraith, James K. Book - 2012 339.2 GALBRAIT Available in some locations
Racism Without Racists
Racism Without Racists Color-blind Racism and the Persistence of Racial Inequality in America By Bonilla-Silva, Eduardo Book - 2014 305.800973 BONILLA-SILVA All copies in use Availability details
Plutocrats
Plutocrats The Rise of the New Global Super-rich and the Fall of Everyone Else By Freeland, Chrystia Book - 2012 305.5 FREELAND Available in some locations
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Thomas Picketty's book has created quite a stir, but there are also many other books examining the question of why we have economic inequailty, what (if anything) we should do in response, and what to expect going forward.


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