Polarized America the dance of ideology and unequal riches by Nolan M. McCarty

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Equality -- United States,
  • Polarization (Social sciences),
  • Income distribution -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementNolan McCarty, Keith T. Poole, and Howard Rosenthal.
SeriesWalras-Pareto lectures
ContributionsPoole, Keith T., Rosenthal, Howard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN90.S6 M37 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3431203M
ISBN 100262134640
LC Control Number2005056753

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