Income Distribution in the United States Persuasive Essay by hicaliber

Income Distribution in the United States
This paper examines the distribution of income in the US from 1950 to the present.
# 94614 | 1,687 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper discusses the increasing inequality in the distribution of income in the United States. According to the writer, this subject has been a subject of considerable public concern, political attention, and academic research. Income inequality is a measure of how equally the income pie is divided among all members of society. The paper details ways to reduce the gap between the rich and the poor in the U.S.A through radical changes with minimum wages, taxation methods and welfare programs.

Summary Introduction
Unequal Income Distribution in USA

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Borland, John. Fear of Falling. California Journal pp. 16+ Aug. 1996.
  • SIRS Researcher. Bluffton College. 28 Feb. 2000 .
  • Ferguson, Brian. "Income Inequality and Educational Inequity". Galbraith, James K. Created Unequal: The Crisis in American Pay. New York, The Free Press, 1998.
  • Hacker, Andrew Money: Who Has How Much and Why. New York, SCRIBNER, 1997.
  • Kolko, Gabriel. Wealth and power in America ; an analysis of social class and income distribution. New York, Praeger, 1962.

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