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Concentration and commodification: the political economy of postindustrialism in America and beyond

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In the past decades, two features of the American political economy have been at the heart of policy and political debates – growing income inequality and growing regional inequality. The period since the 1980s witnessed a dramatic reversal in the postwar fall in inequality, with a rising of share of income earned by the wealthiest Americans (Piketty and Saez 2003). Before taxes and transfers, the incomes of the top 1 percent of Americans now constitute over 20 percent of total income, with c...

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10.1017/9781009029841.014

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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Politics & Int Relations
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University of Oxford
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Politics & Int Relations
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European Commission
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759188
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Host title:
The American Political Economy: Politics, Markets, and Power
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics
Chapter number:
13
Pages:
375-406
Place of publication:
Cambridge
Publication date:
2021-10-29
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9781009029841
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English
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1315477
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2022-12-18

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