SOC 311: Social Stratification (Dr. Wells-Lewis): Middle Class

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Middle Class

reproduced from CQ Researcher Report entitled, Middle-Class Squeeze, March 6, 2009

Collapse of the Middle Class

Distinguished law scholar Elizabeth Warren teaches contract law, bankruptcy, and commercial law at Harvard Law School. She is an outspoken critic of America's credit economy, which she has linked to the continuing rise in bankruptcy among the middle-class. Series: "UC Berkeley Graduate Council Lectures" [6/2007] [Public Affairs] [Business] [Show ID: 12620]

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