Russell Dalton, professor of political science at University of California, Irvine: “What are the lessons that academics, politicians, and citizens should take away from the 2016 US election? Beyond the inevitable discussions about Trump’s excesses, there is a deeper issue of those less-educated citizens who voted for change. Bob Putnam’s Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis … is a powerful account of how the widening opportunity gap makes many working class Americans (and Europeans) losers in the race to modernity.

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