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- ISBN: 9780205610648 | 0205610641
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 5/18/2010
Crisis in American Institutionsprovides students with an array of engaging articles that reflect America's social problems and encourage critical thought. This edition contains sixteen new articles, many addressing the escalating crises of American society in recent years- including the worst economic crisis in decades, the rapid rise in health care costs, the polarizing debate on immigration, and the continuing growth of economic inequality. Others update our coverage of longstanding issues, including the persistence of poverty, the continued growth of mass incarceration, and the politics of global warming.