15_POL 443 Week 5 Individual Wealth and Power in the United States Paper
You are writing a letter to the editor to a prestigious national newspaper or magazine. Your purpose is to discuss a current issue in the United States as related to the distribution and concentration of wealth in the United States.
- Write a 800 paper, modeled after a letter to the editor, in which you address the following points:
- Select one current issue to use as an example of the distribution and concentration of wealth in the United States.
- Explain how we define power, wealth, class, and influence in the United States.
- Describe how class theories best explain the distributions and concentrations of power, wealth, class, and influence in the United States.
- Discuss why it is important to understand these differences, and how they influence the policy process.
- Use at least three resources for this paper including your course materials. Refer to the tables and figures in Power and Society as well as the companion website to Who Rules America?
- Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.