Rigging the Game

Rigging the Game

How Inequality Is Reproduced in Everyday Life

Paperback - 2015
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In Rigging the Game Michael Schwalbe offers a clear and compelling introduction to how the rules that shape economic life and everyday interaction generate and perpetuate inequality in American society. Guided by the questions How did the situation get this way? and How does it stay this way?,Schwalbe tracks inequality from its roots to its regulation. With its lively combination of analysis and stories, Rigging the Game is an innovative tool for teaching about the inequalities of race, class, and gender. In the final chapter, "Escaping the Inequality Trap," Schwalbe helps studentsunderstand how inequality can be challenged and overcome.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Edition: Second edition.
ISBN: 9780190216405
0190216409
Characteristics: xiv, 334 pages ; 21 cm

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