The Leading eBooks Store Online 3,725,826 members ⚫ 1,209,635 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Coming Apart

The State of White America, 1960-2010

Coming Apart by Charles Murray
Add to cart
US$ 8.99
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
In the bestselling tradition of Hillbilly Elegy, the acclaimed bestseller than explains why white America has become fractured and divided in education and class

In Coming Apart, Charles Murray explores the formation of American classes that are different in kind from anything we have ever known, focusing on whites as a way of driving home the fact that the trends he describes do not break along lines of race or ethnicity.

Drawing on five decades of statistics and research, Coming Apart demonstrates that a new upper class and a new lower class have diverged so far in core behaviors and values that they barely recognize their underlying American kinship—divergence that has nothing to do with income inequality and that has grown during good economic times and bad.

The top and bottom of white America increasingly live in different cultures, Murray argues, with the powerful upper class living in enclaves surrounded by their own kind, ignorant about life in mainstream America, and the lower class suffering from erosions of family and community life that strike at the heart of the pursuit of happiness. That divergence puts the success of the American project at risk.

The evidence in Coming Apart is about white America. Its message is about all of America.
The Crown Publishing Group; January 2012
ISBN 9780307453440
Read online, or download in secure EPUB
Title: Coming Apart
Author: Charles Murray
 
  • News
Comeback Season 2 Revives The Kemp Agenda At Exactly The Right Moment - Forbes
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 08:03:00 -0700
ForbesComeback Season 2 Revives The Kemp Agenda At Exactly The Right MomentForbesWhat really disturbs me about how ...
Charles Murray Comes Out In Favor Of An Immigration Moratorium - Daily Caller
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:36:58 -0700
Charles Murray Comes Out In Favor Of An Immigration MoratoriumDaily CallerThe scholar recalled his 2012 book, “Coming Apart,” ...
Are 'champagne liberals' poisoning modern politics and socioeconomic discourse? - International Business Times UK
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 02:06:56 -0700
International Business Times UKAre 'champagne liberals' poisoning modern politics and socioeconomic ...
ISBNs
0307453448
9780307453433
9780307453440