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Strengthening America"s middle class

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor

Strengthening America"s middle class

finding economic solutions to help America"s families : hearing before the Committee on Education and Labor, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, February 7, 2007

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Middle class families -- United States -- Economic conditions,
  • United States -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFinding economic solutions to help America"s families
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 62 p. ;
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14559486M
    ISBN 100160782813
    ISBN 109780160782817
    LC Control Number2007414091
    OCLC/WorldCa122931100

    (1) Obama and Trump, in addition to other politicians, run on strengthening the middle class (2) Significant in being an indicator of economic stability in the US (middle class good, US good) (3) Ideological character of the middle class is how Americans see themselves (4) non-partisan. Pew’s middle-class range went from an average lower income (in ) of $44, to $, for a family of four. Households whose earnings were higher than that (adjusted for regional costs.

    Fiction Books Featuring the African-American Middle and Upper Class Novels and short stories that feature the African-American middle and upper class. Authors must be African-American. Novels and short stories must be literary. Incorrect Book The list contains an .   Between and , the share of adults in the middle class fell by 10 percent — but since , Pew reports, the middle class has remained relatively stable instead of continuing to shrink.

      The older respondents were, the less likely they were to identify as middle class, however: % of baby boomers surveyed self-reported as middle class, . The American middle class is a social class in the United States. While the concept is typically ambiguous in popular opinion and common language use, contemporary social scientists have put forward several ostensibly congruent theories on the American middle class. Depending on the class model used, the middle class constitutes anywhere from 25% to 66% of households.


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