Broke How Debt Bankrupts the Middle Class

ISBN-10: 0804777012

ISBN-13: 9780804777018

Edition: 2011

Authors: Katherine Porter

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 1/11/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Irena Kogan is Professor of Sociology at the University of Mannheim, Germany. Michael Gebel is Assistant Lecturer at the University of Mannheim. Clemens Noelke is Postdoctoral Fellow at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, University of Mannheim.Katherine Porter is Professor of Law at the University of Iowa School of Law. In 2010-2011, she was the Robert Braucher Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School. She is an expert in consumer credit law and has testified several times before Congress. Her published research addresses mortgage servicing, financial education, and consumer bankruptcy.

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College Lessons: The Financial Risks of Dropping Out
Striking Out on Their Own: The Self-Employed in Bankruptcy
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No Forwarding Address: Losing Homes in Bankruptcy
Women's Work, Women's Worry? Debt Management in Financially Distressed Families
The Hard Road Out
The Do-It-Yourself Mirage: Complexity in the Bankruptcy System
Less Forgiven: Race and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
The Once and Future American Dream
Borrowing to the Brink: Consumer Debt in America
The Middle Class at Risk
Appendix Methodology of the 2007 Consumer Bankruptcy Project
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