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The Resource Billionaires' ball : gluttony and hubris in an age of epic inequality, Linda McQuaig, Neil Brooks

Billionaires' ball : gluttony and hubris in an age of epic inequality, Linda McQuaig, Neil Brooks

Label
Billionaires' ball : gluttony and hubris in an age of epic inequality
Title
Billionaires' ball
Title remainder
gluttony and hubris in an age of epic inequality
Statement of responsibility
Linda McQuaig, Neil Brooks
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the dangers of unbalanced income distribution, and shows how United States claims the most billionaires but suffers from high rates of infant mortality and crime, short life expectancy, and low rates of social mobility
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McQuaig, Linda
Dewey number
339.2/20973
Index
index present
LC call number
HC110.W4
LC item number
M42 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Brooks, Neil
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wealth
  • Income distribution
  • Rich people
  • Equality
  • Democracy
Label
Billionaires' ball : gluttony and hubris in an age of epic inequality, Linda McQuaig, Neil Brooks
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Return of the plutocrats -- Why pornography is the only true free market -- Millionaires and the crash of 1929 -- Billionaires and the crash of 2009 -- Why Bill Gates doesn't deserve his fortune -- Why other billionaires are even less deserving -- Hank Aaron and the myths about motivation -- Taking the fun out of tax haves -- Why billionaires are bad for your health -- Why billionaires are bad for democracy -- The true badge of citizenship -- Revamping the ovarian lottery
Control code
1547330
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
268 pages
Isbn
9780807003435
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011048724
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1547330
  • (OCoLC)759171868
Label
Billionaires' ball : gluttony and hubris in an age of epic inequality, Linda McQuaig, Neil Brooks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-257) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Return of the plutocrats -- Why pornography is the only true free market -- Millionaires and the crash of 1929 -- Billionaires and the crash of 2009 -- Why Bill Gates doesn't deserve his fortune -- Why other billionaires are even less deserving -- Hank Aaron and the myths about motivation -- Taking the fun out of tax haves -- Why billionaires are bad for your health -- Why billionaires are bad for democracy -- The true badge of citizenship -- Revamping the ovarian lottery
Control code
1547330
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
268 pages
Isbn
9780807003435
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011048724
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1547330
  • (OCoLC)759171868

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