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Creating an opportunity society / Ron Haskins, Isabel Sawhill.

by Haskins, Ron; Sawhill, Isabel V.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Washington, D. C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2009Description: xiii, 347 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780815703228.Subject(s): Social mobility -- United States | Social classes -- Economic aspects -- United States | United States -- Economic policy -- 21st century | United States -- Social policy -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 305.513 H351 Summary: "Presents facts and factors that contribute to economic opportunity, looking at how poor, middle class, and rich have fared in recent decades. Proposes a cost-effective agenda for increasing opportunity, consistent with American values, and focuses on improving lives of the young and disadvantaged, emphasizing individual responsibility as indispensable for success"--Provided by publisher.
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September 2010 Selected Accessions List.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-335) and index.

"Presents facts and factors that contribute to economic opportunity, looking at how poor, middle class, and rich have fared in recent decades. Proposes a cost-effective agenda for increasing opportunity, consistent with American values, and focuses on improving lives of the young and disadvantaged, emphasizing individual responsibility as indispensable for success"--Provided by publisher.

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