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The Resource Broke : how debt bankrupts the middle class, edited by Katherine Porter

Broke : how debt bankrupts the middle class, edited by Katherine Porter

Label
Broke : how debt bankrupts the middle class
Title
Broke
Title remainder
how debt bankrupts the middle class
Statement of responsibility
edited by Katherine Porter
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
About 1.5 million households filed bankruptcy in the last year, making bankruptcy as common as college graduation and divorce. The recession has pushed more and more families into financial collapse-with unemployment, declines in retirement wealth, and falling house values destabilizing the American middle class. Broke explores the consequences of this unprecedented growth in consumer debt and shows how excessive borrowing undermines the prosperity of middle class America. While the recession that began in mid-2007 has widened the scope of the financial pain caused by overindebtedness, the pro
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
332.70973
Index
index present
LC call number
HG3766
LC item number
.B76 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Porter, Katherine
Series statement
Studies in social inequality
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bankruptcy
  • Debt
  • Consumer credit
  • Middle class
  • Finance, Personal
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Bankruptcy
  • Consumer credit
  • Debt
  • Finance, Personal
  • Middle class
  • United States
Label
Broke : how debt bankrupts the middle class, edited by Katherine Porter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Driven by debt : bankruptcy and financial failure in American families / Katherine Porter -- A vulnerable middle class : bankruptcy and class status / Elizabeth Warren and Deborah Thorne -- Out of balance? : financial distress in U.S. households / Brian Bucks -- Home burdens : the high costs of homeownership / Jerry Anthony -- College lessons : financial risks of dropping out / Katherine Porter -- Striking out on their own : the self employed in bankruptcy / Robert Lawless -- No forwarding address : losing homes in bankruptcy / Marianne Culhane -- Women's work, women's worry : debt management in financially distressed families / Deborah Thorne -- The do-it-yourself mirage : complexity in the bankruptcy system / Angela Littwin -- Less forgiven : race and Chapter 13 bankruptcy / Dov Cohen and Robert Lawless -- Borrowing to the brink : consumer debt in America / Kevin Leicht -- The middle class at risk / Jacob Hacker
Control code
763161446
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804777001
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780804777001
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763161446
Label
Broke : how debt bankrupts the middle class, edited by Katherine Porter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Driven by debt : bankruptcy and financial failure in American families / Katherine Porter -- A vulnerable middle class : bankruptcy and class status / Elizabeth Warren and Deborah Thorne -- Out of balance? : financial distress in U.S. households / Brian Bucks -- Home burdens : the high costs of homeownership / Jerry Anthony -- College lessons : financial risks of dropping out / Katherine Porter -- Striking out on their own : the self employed in bankruptcy / Robert Lawless -- No forwarding address : losing homes in bankruptcy / Marianne Culhane -- Women's work, women's worry : debt management in financially distressed families / Deborah Thorne -- The do-it-yourself mirage : complexity in the bankruptcy system / Angela Littwin -- Less forgiven : race and Chapter 13 bankruptcy / Dov Cohen and Robert Lawless -- Borrowing to the brink : consumer debt in America / Kevin Leicht -- The middle class at risk / Jacob Hacker
Control code
763161446
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804777001
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780804777001
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)763161446

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