Poverty and income inequality

Topic: Poverty and income inequality.
1. Identify the global societal problem within the introductory paragraph.
a. Conclude with a thesis statement that states your proposed solutions to the
2. Describe background information on how that problem developed or came into existence.
a. Show why this is a societal problem.
b. Provide perspectives from multiple disciplines or populations so that you fully
represent what different parts of society have to say about this issue.
3. Construct an argument supporting your proposed solutions, considering multiple
disciplines or populations so that your solution shows that multiple parts of society will
benefit from this solution.
● Provide evidence from multiple scholarly sources as evidence that your proposed solution
is viable.
4. Interpret statistical data from at least three peer-reviewed scholarly sources within your
5. Discuss the validity, reliability, and any biases.
● Identify the strengths and weaknesses of these sources, pointing out limitations of current
research and attempting to indicate areas for future research. (You may even use visual
representations such as graphs or charts to explain statistics from sources.)
6. Evaluate the ethical outcomes that result from your solution.
● Provide at least one positive ethical outcome as well as at least one negative ethical
outcome that could result from your solution.
7. Explain at least two ethical issues related to each of those outcomes. (It is important to
consider all of society.)
8. Develop a conclusion for the last paragraphs of the essay, starting with rephrasing your
thesis statement and then presenting the major points of the topic