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h Criteria This paper will examine a topic discussed in class in much greater detail The paper is to be 7-10 pages in length typed in Times New Roman double-spaced and in 12 font At least 7 outside sources must be used No sources can be taken from the Internet Any late papers will receive a deduction of one letter grade Legal or Illegal WorkK Which is Worth It According to Merriam Websters Dictionary work can be defined as activity in which one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform something One may then ponder does illegal practices such as prostitution or the selling of illegal drugs constitute work and does the risk of participating in illegal activities out way the premium wages one may earn Through the analylization of selling drugs one may come to understand that drug dealers are entrepreneurs who are strongly motivated by the huge amounts of money that can be made in that business according to A V Sloan He goes on to explain the amounts of money are so much bigger than what they might make in most other jobs that they are willing to take the risk of being sent to jail Applying the theory that one must receive just compensation for work completed in order to achieve job satisfaction supports that such an activity qualifies as work That theory can also be used as explanation of why a worker would chose a culturally acceptable work position or occupation over one which may risk freedom Freedom in the sense that the government deems these occupations illegal Sloan continues to explain how drug dealing is work by considering that it responds to all the forces of the free market meaning the workers understand the added risks associated with the industry Moreover the worker realizes that the compensation for such risk can be outweighed by the premium wage that they receive As a comparison underground miners are
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