Globalization and Transformations of Social Inequality

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Ulrike Schuerkens
Routledge, 2010 - Political Science - 291 pages
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Social inequality is a worldwide phenomenon. Globalization has exacerbated and alleviated inequality over the past twenty-five years. This volume offers analytical and comparative insights from current case studies of social inequality in more than ten countries within all the major regions of the world. Contributors provide an assessment of the overall social globalization phenomenon in the global world as well as an outlook of transformations of global social inequality in the future. This book will be a timely addition for students and scholars of globalization studies, social inequality, sociology, and cultural and social anthropology.

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Ulrike Schuerkens is Senior Lecturer at the %cole des Hautes %tudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.

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