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Published: 05 November 2009

360 Pages | 18 black and white halftones, 14 black and white illustrations.


ISBN: 9780195392135

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The Unsustainable American State

Lawrence Jacobs and Desmond King

  • Groundbreaking work that places America's recent economic and political crisis in a rich historical context
  • Applies the concept of "sustainability" in a new way that explains the America's growing incapacity to either solve major social problems or successfully undertake major economic and political projects
  • Written by the leading scholars in American political development