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Module 2539 Social Inequality 1 Specification Area(s): Contemporary changes in the distribution of income and wealth You will need: Kirby et al (“Sociology in Perspective”) p. 717 -721 Total Marks: 25 1. Look at Table 17.1 (p717) (3 marks) In 1949, what was the % share of total income before tax of: a. The top 40% of wage earners b. The bottom 60% of wage earners In 1949, what was the % share of total income after tax of: c. The top 40% of wage earners d. The bottom 60% of wage earners In 1979, what was the % share of total income before tax of: a. The top 40% of wage earners b. The bottom 60% of wage earners
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Unformatted text preview: In 1979, what was the % share of total income after tax of: c. The top 40% of wage earners d. The bottom 60% of wage earners 2. Since 1979, has UK income inequality risen or fallen (1) 3. What changes in the following explain why, between 1979 and 1992, the income of the poorest 10% declined (4) Labour Market changes Tax and benefit changes Synoptic www.sociology.org.uk Module 2539 Social Inequality 1 Synoptic www.sociology.org.uk 5. Wealth can be defined as (1): 4. Income can be defined as (1): What do the wealthy have that the non-wealthy don’t have? (4)...
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