What's the Matter with White People: Why We Long for a Golden Age That Never Was

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 30, 2012 - Political Science - 288 pages
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Joan Walsh, one of America's most popular online columnists, looks back over the past forty years in American politics and culture, showing how the white working class has stagnated, and the stability of the middle class has disintegrate. Weaving into the book her own family's story, she describes how too many Americans think they made it on their own, and resent those receiving help today. Read this book to find out how Democrats and Republicans clash over this issue, and the devastating impact on personal lives and the society at large.
  

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Review: What′s the Matter with White People? Why We Long for a Golden Age That Never Was

User Review  - Anthony - Goodreads

Part autobiography, part political history, Walsh accepts Perlstein's Nixonland as her starting point in understanding US politics and race relations. She tries to make sense of how the GOP adopted a ... Read full review

Review: What′s the Matter with White People? Why We Long for a Golden Age That Never Was

User Review  - Steve Grenz - Goodreads

Joan Walsh frequently appears on many TV programs as a guest. Walsh has the ability to articulate the facts and her opinion clearly on difficult issues. I don't always agree with Ms Walsh, but her ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
Chapter 7
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Chapter 24
Chapter 25
Chapter 26

Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Acknowledgments
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

JOAN WALSH is editor at large of Salon and an MSNBC political analyst. She spent six years as Salon's editor in chief.

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