What Happened to the American Middle Class?

  • Abraham Unger


This chapter surveys the literature exploring the decline of the American middle class from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, ranging from economic to political to social. It lays the groundwork for a policy agenda that integrates these approaches to address this pressing issue tugging at the heart of American democracy.


Class Decline Income gap Inequality Populism Democracy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abraham Unger
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  1. 1.Department of Government and PoliticsWagner CollegeStaten IslandUSA

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