Sociological Theories of Inequality of Wealth and Income Distribution in Contemporary Every man dreams of finding a job that pays well enough so that they may comfortably take care of their loved ones and themselves for years to come. Most hope to find some way to make a living that they enjoy, something that they view as productive. Unfortunately, many do not have this luxury. In our society, a good portion of the population is forced to hold the base of our country in place while hardly being rewarded for their time and effort, and thus the problem of income inequality. A large number of these people live from paycheck to paycheck, barely getting by, not because they manage their money poorly, but because the value of their time at work is negligible. Some may even sacrifice happiness at work to find a job that pays better simply because they cannot make ends meet at their current job. Some people sacrifice their sanity and eventually their life just to keep from going under financially. Segregation in income distribution is another cause of these problems, such as that with women or ethnic minorities who make less than other classes comparatively. In contrast, actors and actresses such as Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts make millions in the entertainment industry, an industry that grosses hundreds of millions of pounds a year creating what adds up to be the same kind of entertainment most people could get out of watching their children play sports or sing in a choir.
Charles Murray a New Right sociologist says the traditional family is under threat as welfare benefits are too high and create a 'culture of dependency' where an individual finds it easy and acceptable to take benefits rather than work. He also created ...
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