Money by Andrew Hacker audiobook

Money: Who Has How Much and Why

By Andrew Hacker
Read by Cotter Smith

2.97 Hours 06/01/1997 Abridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780743541404

On the publication of Andrew Hacker's instant classic and bestselling Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal, Newsweek described him as a "political scientist doing with statistics what Fred Astaire did with hats, canes, and chairs. he doesn't crunch numbers: he makes them live and breathe." Now, with the same keen, objective insight and wizardry with numbers, Hacker tackles the other emotionally charged issue that most preoccupies us, wealth and its distribution. In MONEY, Hacker sifts through reams of data to answer the questions we most frequently ask about money: Have women made real strides toward economic parity? Has affirmative action improved the economic status of African Americans? Does immigration really take jobs away from hardworking Americans? Hacker's answers are surprising and fascinating, illuminating the financial condition of every strata of America. Shattering all the taboos we have on the subjects of wealth, poverty, and worth, MONEY is essential listening for anyone who wants to know more about their slice of the American pie.

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Summary

Summary

On the publication of Andrew Hacker's instant classic and bestselling Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal, Newsweek described him as a "political scientist doing with statistics what Fred Astaire did with hats, canes, and chairs. he doesn't crunch numbers: he makes them live and breathe." Now, with the same keen, objective insight and wizardry with numbers, Hacker tackles the other emotionally charged issue that most preoccupies us, wealth and its distribution.

In MONEY, Hacker sifts through reams of data to answer the questions we most frequently ask about money:

Have women made real strides toward economic parity?

Has affirmative action improved the economic status of African Americans?

Does immigration really take jobs away from hardworking Americans? Hacker's answers are surprising and fascinating, illuminating the financial condition of every strata of America. Shattering all the taboos we have on the subjects of wealth, poverty, and worth, MONEY is essential listening for anyone who wants to know more about their slice of the American pie.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Hacker has done an excellent job of gathering a wealth of facts and stats and bringing the numbers to life…tantalizing tidbits about the lifestyles of the rich, if not always famous.”  Aaron Bernstein, Business Week
“If you are the ordinarily nosy sort, you will be grateful for the thoroughness with which Andrew Hacker indulges your curiosity about how much other people make and how much they have squirreled away.”  Fredric Smoler, Worth
“A gold mine of information.”  Molly Ivins, syndicated columnist 
“[Hacker’s] well-researched work will interest scholars and students as well as the general public.”  Library Journal

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 2.97
Audience: Adult
Language: English