Class in America: The One Percent, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Carla Mooney
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1532153007
  • ISBN-13: 9781532153006
  • DDC: 339.2
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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This book offers a close look at the wealthiest one percent of Americans and how they compare to the other 99 percent, examining how this group impacts the country's economy and society. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Who Are the One Percent?.
2: Wealth Inequality in America.
3: What Causes Income and Wealth Inequality?.
4: Effects of Wealth Inequality.
5: Race and Ethnicity.
6: The Gender Wealth Gap.
7: What Should Be Done?.
8: The Future of the One Percent.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.