distribution of material wealth

  • 1Wealth — For other uses, see Wealth (disambiguation). Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or material possessions. The word wealth is derived from the old English wela, which is from an Indo European word stem.[1] An individual, community,… …

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  • 2Wealth inequality in the United States — refers to the unequal distribution of financial assets among residents of the United States. Wealth includes the values of homes, automobiles, businesses, savings, and investments [Hurst, Charles E. Social Inequality: Forms, Causes, and… …

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  • 3wealth — noun 1 money, property, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, enormous, fabulous, great, immense, incredible, tremendous, unimaginable, unprecedented, untold …

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  • 4Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …

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  • 5Surplus product — Part of a series on Marxism …

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  • 6Productive and unproductive labour — were concepts used in classical political economy mainly in the 18th and 19th century, which survive today to some extent in modern management discussions, economic sociology and Marxist or Marxian economic analysis. The concepts strongly… …

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  • 7Critique of capitalism — Capitalism has been critiqued from many perspectives during its history. Criticisms range from people who disagree with the principles of capitalism in its entirety, to those who disagree with particular outcomes of capitalism. Among those… …

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  • 8History of economic thought — The history of economic thought deals with different thinkers and theories in the field of political economy and economics from the ancient world to the present day. British philosopher Adam Smith is cited by many as the father of modern… …

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  • 9literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 10Economic inequality — refers to disparities in the distribution of economic assets and income. The term typically refers to inequality among individuals and groups within a society, but can also refer to inequality among nations. Economic Inequality generally refers… …

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  • 11Business ethics — For the episode from the American television series The Office, see Business Ethics (The Office). Business ethics (also corporate ethics) is a form of applied ethics or professional ethics that examines ethical principles and moral or ethical… …

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  • 12Anarchist communism — Not to be confused with Libertarian communism or Libertarian Communism (journal) . Part of a series on Anarcho C …

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  • 13Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 14Social class — Sociology …

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  • 15RUSSIA — RUSSIA, former empire in Eastern Europe; from 1918 the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (R.S.F.S.R.), from 1923 the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.); from 1990 the Russian Federation. Until 1772 ORIGINS The penetration… …

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  • 16Globalization — The European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, is the central bank for the Eurozone. Globalization refers to the increasing unification of the world s economic order through reduction of such barriers to international trade as tariffs, export… …

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  • 17Contemporary history — Contemporary redirects here. For other uses, see Contemporary (disambiguation). Human history This box: view · talk · edit …

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  • 18ethics — /eth iks/, n.pl. 1. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) a system of moral principles: the ethics of a culture. 2. the rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group, culture, etc.: medical ethics;… …

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  • 19Inheritance — For other uses, see Inheritance (disambiguation) and Heir (disambiguation). William Hogarth s plate 1 from A Rake s Progress, The Young Heir Takes Possession Of The Miser s Effects as his inherita …

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  • 20Iran, ancient — Introduction also known as  Persia        historic region of southwestern Asia that is only roughly coterminous with modern Iran. The term Persia was used for centuries, chiefly in the West, to designate those regions where Persian language and… …

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