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Kirtland Community College Library HC 79 .I5 W43 2017 30775305526932 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781534500341
  • ISBN: 1534500340
  • ISBN: 9781534500242
  • ISBN: 1534500243
  • Physical Description: print
    213 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Greenhaven Publishing, 2017.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Is America's wealth gap a problem? The middle class is shrinking / Richard Fry and Rakesh Kochhar ; The wealth gap reaches record high / Richard Fry and Rakesh Kochhar ; Income inequality is not the problem / Thomas A. Garrett ; US ranks last in income inequality / Salvatore Babones ; Income inequality has harmed the 99 percent / Mary E. Northridge ; Powerful market shifts are to blame for income inequality / OpenStax CNX -- Is the American dream attainable? The American dream has ended / Niall Ferguson ; Income inequality perpetuates lower social mobility / Miles Corak ; Downward mobility is the new normal / Mechele Dickerson ; The American dream isn't always a dream / Ronald A. Wirtz ; The middle class is gone / Edward McClelland -- How can the wealth gap be addressed? Government should narrow the wealth gap / Bernie Sanders ; Tax the rich to invest in the poor / Gary Becker and Richard Posner ; Higher taxes on the rich won't reduce income inequality / Doug Mataconis ; Redistribution is the answer / David Lipton ; A universal basic income would change the economy / Scott Santens ; Reducing the wealth gap will benefit our institutions / Gerald D. Jaynes -- Does America's wealth gap harm society? Income inequality is difficult to reverse / Christina Pazzanese ; A wealth gap creates political division / Christos Makridis ; The wealth gap diminishes opportunity / Lawrence Mishel ; Inequality's disadvantages outweigh its advantages / Nicholas Birdsong ; Capitalism causes a wealth gap / Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer ; America benefits from income inequality / Jennifer Larino.
Summary, etc.: A collection of essays presenting opposing viewpoints on the problems of income inequality in the United States, and the various social issues that affect it.
Target Audience Note:
Grade 9 to 12.
Subject: Income distribution United States Juvenile literature
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