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Work and the Economy

How does the political-economic system affect the problems related to the American economy and work?

Discuss the contradiction between the ideology and the reality of work in America.

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Let's take a closer look. I also attached an informative and supporting article on the effects of capitalism, from the critic's perspective. The sources of this response are references cited in-text and person knowledge.

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1. How does the political-economic system affect the problems related to the American economy and work? Discuss the contradiction between the ideology and the reality of work in America.

There are various Political/Economic Systems, such as capitalism, communism, fascism, dictatorship, etc.) (http://www.apatheticvoter.com/PoliticalEconomicSystem.htm).

United States is Republic and has an economic system referred to as Capitalism, which is "an economic system in which the means of production and distribution are privately or corporately owned and development is proportionate to the accumulation and reinvestment of profits gained in a free market" (http://www.apatheticvoter.com/PoliticalEconomicSystem.htm ). More specifically, the United States of America (aka: United States or the U.S) is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district. A republic is "slightly different from a democracy and is a government in which supreme power resides in a body of citizens entitled to vote and is exercised by elected officers and representatives responsible to them and governed according to law." ...

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By addressing the questions, this solution discusses aspects of work and the economy. References and a supplementary artcile on Marx and Weber's views are also provided.

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