American Sociological Association

“On Culture, Politics, and Poverty”

The Great Recession, Occupy, and Black Lives Matter: all have helped raise public consciousness around issues of economic disadvantage. Leading figures from both major political parties have debated these issues, and the popular media has reported on a wide variety of stories relating to poverty and inequality. Everyday conversations among millions of Americans now include casual references to the 1%—and the 99%.

Authors

Lawrence M. Eppard, Noam Chomsky, Mark R. Rank, and David Brady

Journal

Volume

16

Issue

4

Starting Page

8

Ending Page

11