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Global inequality : patterns and explanations

Author: David Held; Ayse Kaya
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this comprehensive overview, the authors address these key questions. They examine the major issues that need to be confronted in conceptualizing, measuring and analysing contemporary patterns of global inequality. In addition, they explore the implications of these patterns for politics and public policy. In explaining the complex global patterns of social stratification, they highlight an intensive debate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Held; Ayse Kaya
ISBN: 9780745638867 0745638864 0745638872 9780745638874
OCLC Number: 71239011
Description: x, 282 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Globalization and inequality / Branko Milanovic --
The unequalled and unequal twentieth century / Bob Sutcliffe --
Globalization, poverty and inequality since 1980 / David Dollar --
Should we worry about income inequality? / Robert H. Wade --
Why inequality matters / Thomas W. Pogge --
Global inequality and global macro economics / James K. Galbraith --
Global inequality, the 'great divergence' and supranational regionalization / Grahame F. Thompson --
Spatial disparities and economic development / Ravi Kanbur, Anthony J. Venables --
More inequality and fewer opportunities? Structural determinants and human agency in the dynamics of income distribution / Gosta Esping-Andersen --
Reframing justice in a globalizing world / Nancy Fraser.
Responsibility: edited by David Held and Ayse Kaya.
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What is global inequality? How can it be measured? What are the major trends and patterns? What are the implications of global inequality for the world economy and multilateral governance? What role  Read more...

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