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The Price of Paradise: The Costs of Inequality and a Vision for a More Equitable America

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Many American communities, especially the working and middle class, are facing chronic problems: fiscal stress, urban decline, environmental sprawl, failing schools, mass incarceration, political isolation, disproportionate foreclosures, and severe public health risks. In The Price of Paradise, David Dante Troutt argues that it is a lack of what he calls "regional equity" ...more
Hardcover, 275 pages
Published January 17th 2014 by New York University Press
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