High Wire

The Precarious Financial Lives of American Families

Gosselin, Peter
eISBN-13: 9780786744497

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Peter Gosselin predicted in High Wire that the American worker would take on an exceedingly high level of risk in the American economy, and would be ever more exposed to the volatility of the market. Today, Gosselin's worst fears have been realized. American families are walking a high wire in which a medical crisis, a natural disaster, or the loss of a job could send them into free fall. And as the housing crisis worsens and banks and insurers collapse, many have already fallen. High Wire reveals the quiet corrosion of American living standards and shows how the “ownership society” has turned into the “on-your-own society”—with devastating consequences.

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ISBNs 9780465002252, 0465002250, 9780786744497, 0786744499, 9780786744497
Language English