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Economics and Equality in the United States

by L. Osbery

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Published by M.E. Sharpe .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages206
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Open LibraryOL8377168M
ISBN 100873322347
ISBN 109780873322348

Clearly, political equality is at best only approximated and never exists completely. 2. Economic equality means in essence that people have the same income or total wealth. 3. Social equality generally means either (a) equality of social status, (b) equality of opportunity, or (c) equality of treatment. Social equality is also increasingly. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The case for greater equality is not just the reverse of the case against income and wealth inequality. Gaining greater equality has a set of particular positive effects on a society that we can call “the equality effect.” Greater economic equality makes us all less stupid, . Frederick S. Weaver is emeritus professor of economics and history at Hampshire College. He is author of eleven books, most recently The United States and the Global Economy: From Bretton Woods to the Current Crisis and Economic Literacy: Basic Economics with an Attitude, 3rd Edition.

  Equality and The Fourteenth Amendment: A New Constitution. In the wake of the Civil War, three amendments were added to the U.S. Constitution. . A century ago, the United States hosted a super-rich even more domineering than ours today. Yet fifty years later, that super-rich had almost entirely disappeared. Their majestic mansions and estates had become museums and college campuses, and America had become a vibrant, mass middle class nation, the first and finest the world had ever seen.


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