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Issue Brief: Public Opinion and Socioeconomic Status/Class

Matos, Andrea; Smith, Raymond Arthur

This issue brief demonstrates the complex and often contradictory manner in which Americans view members of different socioeconomic classes and the disparities between them. While a majority of Americans think that inequality is currently excessive, they do not believe in leveling out incomes and believe inequality is inherently just.

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Political Science
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Majority Rule and Minority Rights Issue Briefs
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August 29, 2011