Essays Tagged: "Economic inequality"

Marx's Contribution to Democracy

that despite democratic principles, and ideals, societies can yet still produce, and promote great economic inequality among different classes. This fact is most evident among today's Western society ... y has become a word intertwined with freedom, and equal opportunity, but where the politically, and economically powerful have used it to justify greater economic imbalance, and have put a stranglehol ...

(11 pages) 139 0 3.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

The French Revolution.

ical inequality of the three estates played a huge part in the disruption. In addition to that, the Economic inequality also influenced France. The French Revolution is a big and memorable part of his ... in Paris. There were a lot and enough of political troubles to cause the French Revolution as well.Economical inequality has played a big part in irritating the French to start revolting. Since Franc ...

(4 pages) 117 1 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

This paper explores how economic inequality affects individuals and communities (Canadian content).

Every year, the lives of many Canadians are affected due to the grim reality of economic inequality. This problem has been around for many years and shows no signs of reversing, wh ... in-offs that involves the vast majority of our growing population. Dennis Raphael's article on "How Economic Inequality Affects the Health of Individuals and Communities" enlightens us on how societie ... rough my own statements in order to make my opinion clear and precise.Raphael clearly believes that economic inequality affects the whole population. As well as the poor, even the wealthy population i ...

(5 pages) 82 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Prostitution within Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

"The novel dramatises the economic inequality of women, showing how women had to marry undesirably in order to gain some finan ... ects many aspects of nineteenth century, England. An aspect which is dramatised in the novel is the economic inequality of women. This inequality forces many women to marry undesirably in order to gai ... cation was not necessary. Without a job women had no means of earning money for themselves. Women's economic inequality was also due to the fact that the father's house and wealth was inherited by the ...

(6 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

"Bowling for Columbine" - Film Review.

dy. He explores the culture of violence in an America traumatized by terrorism, teenage killers and economic inequality and focuses on America's gun culture, an exploration provoked by the Columbine H ...

(2 pages) 79 1 3.9 Sep/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Income: Who gets what? Why?

In the recent years, Australia has achieved sustained economic growth, low inflation, declining rate of unemployment and increasing growth of productivity ... essay briefly describes what is happening to income disparities in Australia and then explains why economic inequality arises, both in domestic and international perspectives.The extent of inequality ... ds of domestic and international factors. Narrowly speaking, the major factor of generating growing economic inequality is the persistence of high levels of unemployment in Australia. Unemployed peopl ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"Globalisation and Its Impact on Both Developed and Underdeveloped Countries"

eveloping countries. However, there is no doubt globalisation has the ability to reduce poverty and economic inequality throughout the world. The issue remains whether the aid provided to underdevelop ... ports and imports (Bhagwati, 1994). This paper will first define the concept of globalisation in an economic sense, along with the arguments against it. Further on globalisation, the theory of compara ...

(13 pages) 328 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Economic Inequality

The United States has the greatest economic inequality of any developed nation. The gap between the rich and poor in America is the lar ... vernment policies should address poverty by promoting equality of conditions. Policy that equalizes economic conditions is more effective in reducing inequality than policy that equalizes opportunity. ... ty is "the idea that there should be no discriminatory barriers placed on an individual's access to economic success" (Miroff, Seidelman, Swanstorm A-28). According to the philosophy behind equal oppo ...

(5 pages) 218 3 4.6 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"The Lesson" by Toni Bambara

one should have an equal standard of living. Toni Bambara effectively articulates the unfairness of economic inequality through the use of three short story elements: language, character, and theme.Th ... haracter, and theme.The author chooses to use informal diction to closely relate the readers to the economic problems that children are facing. The children in the story speak non-standard English. In ...

(5 pages) 69 0 2.8 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

American Working Class And The Economy

n Working Class. Twenty years ago, one parent could support a family of four; but in this new-found economic situation, both parents must work to support their family. This decline in wages not only p ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Liberalism in Australia has caused growing misery in the face of growing wealth

econd longest serving political party in power. (Russell 2000, 29) It can be proved that social and economic inequality stems from political ideologies and power distribution in the form of policies a ... 2003, 269)As individuals within the working-class compete for wealth, the non-working and low-socio economic class compete for benefits and social welfare. Because the working class through government ...

(8 pages) 28 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Fidel Castro's Accomplishments Relating the Cuban Health and Education Systems

l the way back to the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century when socialists blamed the horrible economic situation going on in Europe to capitalism, which was the type of economic system that pres ... y Castro. Batista's government had been corruptive and repressive and a great political, social and economic inequality existed among Cubans. During Fidel Castro's period of governing, the country's e ...

(10 pages) 33 0 4.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


phy: on average NSW ($482 p/w) and TAS ($391) (2000).COSTS & BENEFITS OF INCOME INEQUALITY•Economic Benefits:* Encourage labour force to improve their education & skills – better rew ... EG* Encourage entrepreneurs to accept more risks – vital to increase productive capacity•Economic Costs:* Inequality can reduce EG* Reduces consumption & investment* Increased poverty & ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Women’s Issues There are many social issues facing humanity today,

d in people?s minds, despite even the church?s teaching on the issue. Therefore, violence, poverty, economics and gender stereotypes are some of the more serious problems that still affect women, espe ... lity is that the situation of the world?s women is progressively deteriorating due to globalization.Economic inequality is a powerful weapon for undermining women?s worth, especially when it is instit ...

(11 pages) 41 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Chile: Growth, Development, & Inequalities

emains large. This paper will examine how Chile, despite its high inequalities, managed to maintain economic growth when most will argue that high inequalities have negative effects on economic develo ... lopment. It will also discuss how the inequalities in Chile have remained so high regardless of its economic progress, and how Chile is working towards reducing these inequalities through a slow and s ...

(11 pages) 60 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Compare and Contrast essay Capitalism V. Communism

crumbling with the dawn of the Industrial Revolution a void was created in the European social and economic structure, Scottish philosopher Adam Smith took it upon himself to fill this void and in 17 ... ica laid the foundation for modern physics so to did Adam’s work lay the foundation for modern economics. For the next 70 years Adam’s doctrine went unchallenged until Karl Marx presented hi ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.7 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Disadvantages of Globalization

f local environmental laws by corporations in developing countries. Also within the global society, economic inequality, especially poverty and exploitation of underdeveloped nations, are major social ... f underdeveloped nations, are major social problems due to developed policies between international economic institutions of the International Monetary Fund and the Word Bank, international corporatio ...

(18 pages) 100 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Class, Racial and Gender Inequalities in UK

ited KingdomThe gender gap in wages in numerous countries has been well researched in sociology and economics, but scholars have paid less attention to the gender gap in wealth. Using wages to indicat ... ave very different assets and savings - or debts - and these differences impact the degree of their economic security considerably (Sara Cantillon and Brian Nolan, 2001, 6). Researching wealth enables ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Wealth Disparity in America

apitalist societies has always existed and it will continue to exist unless a fundamental change in economic philosophy proceeds to balance the system from top to bottom.The United States has the grea ... ed to keep people in a constant state of fear from outside forces so that they don't focus on their economic situation at home. America always has an outside enemy bent on causing threat. As soon as t ...

(9 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Against Regional Integration

d security, loss of wages, reduced employment unionized labor flexibility and a growing poverty and economic inequality.Although the tide has been running strongly in favor of regional free trade agre ... ed that their country would be dominated by U.S. firms that would not really contribute to Mexico's economic growth, but instead would use Mexico as a low-cost assembly site, while keeping their high- ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jun/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers