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Predatory bureaucracy

the extermination of wolves and the transformation of the West

by Robinson, Michael J.

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Published by University Press of Colorado in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Wolves -- Control -- United States -- History,
    • Wolves -- Control -- West (U.S.) -- History,
    • Wolves -- Control -- Government policy -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementMichael J. Robinson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF810.7.W65 R63 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3400018M
      ISBN 100870818198, 087081818X
      LC Control Number2005014130

      Telling the story of how predatory corporate practices ripped off Americans who were already vulnerable, is author Noelle Stout. Her book Dispossessed: How Predatory Bureaucracy Foreclosed on the American Middle Class centers on the stories of those who lost their homes, and those bank employees who were told to deny them help.   Robinson, M. J. Predatory Bureaucracy: The Extermination of Wolves and the Transformation of the West. University Press of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, pp. ISBN , price (paper) $Author: Natalie Dawson.

      Thorstein Bunde Veblen (30 July – 3 August ) was an American economist and sociologist, who during his lifetime emerged as a well-known critic of capitalism.. In his best-known book, The Theory of the Leisure Class (), Veblen coined the concept of conspicuous consumption and conspicuous leisure. Historians of economics regard Veblen as the founding Born: J , Cato, Wisconsin, U.S. The California Series in Public Anthropology is a groundbreaking collection of books that share a common goal: to emphasize the anthropologist’s role as an engaged intellectual. Books in the series affirm anthropology’s commitment to bearing ethnographic witness, to describing, through stories, how life is lived beyond the borders of many.

      Book Description: In the aftermath of the financial crisis, more than 14 million U.S. homeowners filed for foreclosure. Focusing on the hard-hit Sacramento Valley, Noelle Stout uncovers the predacious bureaucracy that organized . GUEST: Noelle Stout, Associate Professor of Anthropology at New York University, author of the new book Dispossessed: How Predatory Bureaucracy Foreclosed on the American Middle Class. BACKGROUND: The home mortgage crisis began more than 10 years ago but its impact on millions of Americans is still being fully understood.


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The feds, teamed up with ranching and set out to wipe a species off the map. They wanted to sanitize the landscape of a predator they felt threatened the livestock industries' profits.

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Its goal is to be rational, efficient, and professional. In the aftermath of the financial crisis, more than 14 million U.S. homeowners filed for foreclosure.

Focusing on the hard-hit Sacramento Valley, Noelle Stout uncovers the predacious bureaucracy that organized the largest bank seizure of residential homes in U.S. history. Stout reveals Brand: University of California Press. Stout’s book on the topic, Dispossessed: How Predatory Bureaucracy Foreclosed on the American Middle Class, is forthcoming with UC Press.

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University of California Press,pp. Publication Date: June 4, Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (6/4/).