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Deaths of despair and the future of capitalism  Cover Image Book Book

Deaths of despair and the future of capitalism / Anne Case, Angus Deaton.

Case, Anne, 1958- (author.). Deaton, Angus, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780691190785
  • ISBN: 069119078X
  • Physical Description: 1 volume : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2020]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The calm before the storm -- Things come apart -- Deaths of despair -- The lives and deaths of the more (and less) educated -- Black and white deaths -- The condition of the living -- The misery and mystery of pain -- Suicide, drugs, and alcohol -- Opioids -- False trails : poverty, income, and the Great Recession -- Growing apart at work -- Widening gaps at home -- How American healthcare is undermining lives -- Capitalism, immigrants, robots, and China -- Firms, consumers, and workers -- What to do?
Subject: Premature death > United States.
Suicide > United States.
Public health > United States.
Life expectancy > United States.
Capitalism > Social aspects > United States.
United States > Social conditions > 21st century.

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