User Profile for Jacob Hacker (jhacker)

Jacob Hacker

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Bio: Jacob Hacker is a Professor of Political Science and Resident Fellow of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies. He is also a Fellow at the New America Foundation and a former Junior Fellow of the Harvard Society of Fellows. His most recent books are The Great Risk Shift: The Assault on American Jobs, Families, Health Care, and Retirement--And How You Can Fight Back (publication date: October 2006) and Off Center: The Republican Revolution and the Erosion of American Democracy (with Paul Pierson), which is newly in paperback (publication date: September 2006). Currently, he is heading a Social Science Research Council project on the "privatization of risk," co-chairing the National Academy of Social Insurance's 2007 conference, and completing two books: Inequality and American Politics: Participation, Power, and Policy and an edited volume on the politics of inequality and insecurity in the United States with Joe Soss and Suzanne Mettler.
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Joined: Feb 18 '08
Last login: Feb 19 '08



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