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Attitudes toward economic inequality

by Everett Carll Ladd

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Published by AEI Press publisher for the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Public opinion.,
  • Public opinion,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Income distribution -- United States -- Public opinion.,
    • Equality -- United States -- Public opinion,
    • Wealth -- United States -- Public opinion.,
    • Public opinion -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEverett Carll Ladd and Karlyn H. Bowman.
      SeriesAEI studies on understanding economic inequality
      ContributionsBowman, Karlyn H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.I5 L27 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL446508M
      ISBN 100844770906
      LC Control Number98159805

        Some scholars evaluate how rising inequality affects the formation of citizens’ attitudes toward government spending, social welfare policies, and other programs designed to increase economic security. The most scholarly attention is being given to studying political representation within the context of income inequality and economic insecurity. Public attitudes to economic inequality is a valuable source of reference for all those with an interest in economic inequality, poverty and redistribution. Attitudes towards inequality by.

        But our results suggest that, at least when it comes to attitudes toward inequality, Fitzgerald is right: Elite Americans are not just middle-class people with more money. Past research has documented myriad pernicious psychological effects of high economic inequality, prompting interest into how people perceive, evaluate, and react to inequality. Here we propose, refine, and validate the Support for Economic Inequality Scale (SEIS)–a novel measure of attitudes towards economic inequality.

      Submission Deadlines: See upcoming deadlines The severe consequences of the Covidpandemic, including its economic disruptions, and the recent mass protests to combat systemic racial inequality in policing and other institutions have reaffirmed the importance of social science research examining economic, political, racial, ethnic, generational, and social inequalities relevant to public. Attitudes to Income Inequality: broad types of individual attitudes toward the income distribution in a society: the normative and the example, three of the four top-cited articles published in the Economic Journal over the past 20 years have Attitudes to Income Inequality.


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Attitudes Toward Economic Inequality: Public Attitudes on Economic Inequality (AEI Studies on Understanding Economic Inequality)Cited by:   Economic inequality has become a serious concern for many in the political, public and academic spheres.

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This book examines how major news media have influenced the politics of economic inequality by shaping U.S. public opinion toward key policies since the early s. The book describes the substance and ideological texture of news coverage during economic and social welfare policy debates across the neoliberal era.

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