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Published by Brookings Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social mobility -- United States,
  • Social classes -- Economic aspects -- United States,
  • United States -- Economic policy -- 21st century,
  • United States -- Social policy -- 21st century

Book details:

Edition Notes

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

StatementRon Haskins, Isabel Sawhill.
ContributionsSawhill, Isabel V.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN90.S65 H35 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 347 p. :
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23961987M
ISBN 100815703228
ISBN 109780815703228
LC Control Number2009026627

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