Mobilizing the Wealthy: Doing “Privilege Work” and Challenging the Roots of Inequality

  title={Mobilizing the Wealthy: Doing “Privilege Work” and Challenging the Roots of Inequality},
  author={Maureen A. Scully and Sandra Rothenberg and Erynn E. Beaton and Zhi Tang},
  journal={Business \& Society},
  pages={1075 - 1113}
Wealthy individuals stand to gain materially from economic inequality and, moreover, have shaped many organizational and societal practices that perpetuate economic inequality. Thus, they are unlikely allies in the effort to remedy economic inequality. In this article, however, we study the mobilization of a small group of wealthy activists who join underprivileged allies to expose and contest the root causes of wealth consolidation; they offer an instructive alternative to… 

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