The New Gilded Age: The Critical Inequality Debates of Our Time

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INDEX
Italic page numbers indicate material in tables or figures.
aesthetics, 43
AFDC (Aid for Dependent Children), 217, 278n22
affirmative action: and discriminatory college admissions, 91; and gender, 175, 188, 207; and race, 219, 227, 232, 238–246
Afghanistan, 37
African Americans: and affirmative action, 219, 227, 232, 238–246; definition of blackness, 236; end of Jim Crow, 145, 156; imprisonment of, 212; mass mobilization of, 156; native-born, 246; and race-based policies, 232–233; rise of middle class, 146; shifting benefits away from, 141
age and labor force participation, 164–166
agenda-setting organizations, 150
aggregate studies, 72–75
Aigner, Dennis J., 195
Aisenbrey, Silke, 182
Akerlof, George, 109
Alesina, Alberto, 97–98, 101, 106
Allen, Ethan, 135
allocation: of duty to aid others, 51–53; of “natural talent,” 91; of resources, 33, 91
American creed, 211
American Dilemma (Myrdal), 211–212
American Dream, 242
“American exceptionalism,” 140
American Express Financial Advisors case, 206
American Indians, 233–235, 237, 240
anglo-conformity, 217
Anglo/Latino divide, Southwest, 215–216
Anglophone liberal market economies, 105
anticolonial movements, 212, 224
antidiscrimination policies/laws, 175, 195, 204, 237–239
anti-racism lite, 223, 225
apartheid, 219–221, 223–224
Archbishop’s chambermaid case, 23–24
Aristotle, 115–116, 130
Arizona, 214–215, 281n42
Asians: 1870s assaults on, 217; forever foreigners, 284n8; out-marriage rate, 12, 240–241; and preferential treatment, 219, 239; U.S. demographics, 234–235; WWII Japanese internment, 217
assimilationism, 211–212, 216, 245
Athens, 117
athletes choking under pressure, 68
Australia, 31, 168, 185
backdating of stock options, 82–83
Banerjee, Abhijit V., 75
Bangladesh, 35
banking regulations, 146, 148
banlieues, 220
Barro, Robert J., 75
Bartels, Larry, 126, 153
Baum, Charles, 176
Becker, Gary, 192–193, 205
behavior, ability to adjust, 109
behavioralism, 15–16
Belgium, 185
Ben-Porath, Yoram, 168

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