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    Mohammad Hasan Pol 51‚ Section 08 (4045) Pof. Steffy 12.15.2014 Economic Inequality: A Threat to Democracy? The gap between the rich and the rest has been much wider in the United States than in other developed nations for decades. The United States of America has known for a land of opportunities. Everyone wants to achieve the “American Dream” which defines economic success. But we can see the uneven distribution by comparing one of the wealthiest men in America‚ Bill Gates‚ who makes over $50

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    Intro to Sociology Olatunde Merriman-Johnson 10/3/12 Economic Inequality The current level of economic inequality can be in fact considered acceptable. The word acceptable by definition is to be cable or worthy of being accepted; pleasing‚ satisfying‚ or agreeable by the receiver. And in that case‚ someone who is on the beneficial side of the inequality usually doesn’t have a problem with it. For example‚ if there was a rule that said all football players can skip the lunch line‚ majority

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    Economic inequality encompasses two very concerning issues that negatively affect the citizens of the United States as well as those in other countries. The first is income inequality; "This describes the gap in how much individuals earn from the work they do and the investments they make." Secondly‚ there is wealth inequality which "measures the difference in how much money and other assets individuals have accumulated." (Matthews‚ 2014). There are a variety of opinions on how to address these

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    Economic Inequality in America The Occupy movement gained fame in September 2011 with a slogan that brought together a wide range of people‚ “We are the 99 percent.” The goal of the group is to get rid of economic inequality throughout the world. The group sparked a change in the way many people look at the way the world is. Wealth inequality is a word used to describe how money and assets are distributed among a group of people‚ in this specific case‚ the group of people is the population of people

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    "Social and economic equality is neither feasible nor desirable" Do you agree? The statement "Social and economic equality is neither feasible nor desirable" is one that reflects the thinking of defenders of tradition. It is believed that there is a need for a social hierarchy‚ that we are not fit to govern ourselves and in the word of Thomas Carlyle‚ "The few wise have to take command of the innumerable foolish." However‚ this view is seen by many as an attempt by the elite (who currently benefit

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    Social works confronts firsthand with issues of economic inequality‚ as they work with people who have problems who are challenge each day with socially‚ complicated situations caused by these economic inequalities. Economic Inequality is defined as uneven distribution of wealth and not having equal opportunities to improve situation‚ while poverty means not having access to material resources‚ income or wealth. However‚ socials workers recognized how this system of equal distribution is skewed

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    Comparative Rhetorical Analysis Economic inequality is more relevant than ever. Smart kids are not able to get the education they deserve simply because of their parents income. High school students that live in a poor area don’t have quality public schools to go to‚ while the kids in a wealthy area have better schools. This inequality is seen in college as a huge problem because kids who are geniuses cant go to college due to them not being able to afford it. Two authors of two different articles

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    During the years after WWII‚ wealth was shared and the economic growth was about the same for every economic class and although of course‚ there was still a considerable gap in between the classes‚ it didn’t change much at the time. Throughout the years since the 1970s though‚ the economic inequality in the United States has been growing; the poor are getting poorer‚ the middle class is essentially disappearing‚ and the rich are getting much‚ much richer. This wide gap that divides the rich and poor

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    one of them. Things need to be reevaluated and adjusted as things change and growth happens‚ America do not seem to roll with the changes very well and are stuck in a moralistic‚ religious‚ patriarchal system. In recent years‚ the major concerns of economic development is the study of poverty‚ the income distribution and growth in the less developed countries or from all over the world have been doing researches and studies on how to induce a growth in those under developed countries. However‚ countries

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    Inequality: Causes and Consequences Marcus Robinson Florida A& M University Inequality is the lack of equality‚ opportunity‚ treatment‚ or status. Inequality has been going on since World War II and began to rise in the mid 1970s. Many people in the world from the United States to the Caribbean have dealt with this problem. In this article it discusses the causes and consequences of inequality researches and examinations of sociologists and economists that go in depth of the social and

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