Wealth And Wealth

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Lacy Caballero English 111.112 Miss. Hernandez April 1, 2014 Wealth’s Effect on Society Social Standards and Class Inquiry: For my essay, I will write about the effects wealthy people have on society. I will determine how money ranks their classification, and what social standards have become over time. I will go into explanation about how society feels (upper and lower class feelings), what lower class people think should be done money wise, and what upper class people believe is right. I will determine how someone becomes rich or what is classified as wealthy and what advantages they have over the poor, or if it is just a myth that richer people live life better. I will determine if the money someone has makes their child smarter when it comes to learning or if home background doesn’t have a play in education; because in today’s society, the world revolves around money, social status, and classification; it isn’t based on what someone wants for themselves, earns, or what one feels is right for their needs, instead it is a competition to rise to the top, but why? How does wealth have such a big impact on our society and why is money what determines social status and class? Review of Literature: Wealth is a diverse topic amongst many people, it’s talked about widely and there is a lot of books, journals, and statistics - that I will use in my paper - but were written based on what other people have found to be true. These sources I have chosen to use talk about the factors, struggles, and lifestyle lived based on being wealthy or not. In Michael R. Hagerty’s and Ruut Veenhoven’s article “Wealth and Happiness Revisited – Growing National Income Does Go with Greater Happiness” they talk about the effect wealth has on your emotions... ... middle of paper ... ...ss Revisited – Growing National Income Does Go with Greater Happiness - Springer. N.p., 01 Oct. 2003. Web. 01 Apr. 2014. . Mitch. "Money Is Only Part of the Equation." The New Retirementality: Planning Your Life and Living Your Dreams-- at Any Age You Want. Chicago, IL: Dearborn Trade, 2001. 25-26. Print. Parker, Kim. "Yes, the Rich Are Different." Pew Research Centers Social Demographic Trends Project RSS. N.p., 27 Aug. 2012. Web. 01 Apr. 2014. . Willingham, Daniel T. "Why Does Family Wealth Affect Learning?" Ask the Cognitive Scientist: (2012): 1-7. Web. . Wright, Betsy, and Anne Phillips. "Class Action." Class Action. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Mar. 2014. .

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