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Rittle, Marc. 2010. “THE WEALTHY”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Who is the richest person in America? How many minimum wage earners would equal the salary of the CEO of a fortune 500 company? This assignment ask students to use the internet and websites such as the AFLCIO Executive Paywatch website as tools in analyzing wealth distribution as it relates to capitalism.

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Introduction to Sociology/Social Problems
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College 200

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