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JSPES, Vol. 27, No. 4 (Winter 2002 )
pp. 495-512

Inequality of Wealth and Incomein a Technologically Advanced Society

Charles T. Stewart Jr.

The author notes that inequality of wealth and income is increasing in the United States of America despite the fact that nationwide the level of education, which has traditionally been associated with higher income, has risen. He discusses attempts to reduce economic inequality, but concludes that in an economy which is energized by high levels of technology a reduction in disparities of income is not easy to obtain.