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Published: 27 March 2019

264 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190844141

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The Great Risk Shift

The New Economic Insecurity and the Decline of the American Dream, Second Edition

Second Edition

Jacob S. Hacker

  • Major reworking of the original 2006 edition, incorporating ten years of new data that cover the entire wake of the Great Recession.
  • Tracks the unraveling of the social safety net and the rise in personal financial insecurity since the 2008 financial crash
  • Offers new policy ideas for advancing economic security for ordinary Americans in the post-crisis era