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Inequality in America: Books

Here are a few suggested books for you.  You'll find many more in the Library Catalog.

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Suggested Search Terms to Use

Subject Headings: To narrow your search, add one of these:
Wealth -- United States
Poverty -- 20th century
Income distribution -- 21st century
Social classes -- Social conditions
Economics -- History
Labor -- Homeless
Housing -- Social mobility
Discrimination -- City planning & urban development
Segregation -- Race relations
Public policy -- Government policy
  For more specific sources, add one of these:
  -- Statistics
  -- Oral histories
  -- Personal narratives
  -- Sources
  -- Research

Where to Browse the Stacks

Call Numbers:

  • 306 - Culture and institutions
  • 330 - Economics
  • 344 - Labor, social service, education, cultural law
  • 360 - Social problems and services
  • B - Biography