Inequalities of the World
New Theoretical Frameworks, Multiple Empirical Approaches
Edited by Goran Therborn
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Inequalities of the World by Goran Therborn
Book DescriptionOver the last century, global inequality has developed and continues to develop in unexpected and disturbing patterns. In this important new book, Therborn and his colleagues connect current world inequality to different national constellations of class and power and transnational processes. Ranging from the US and post-Communist Russia to France and China, and spanning social mobility, labor markets, working-class cultures and global science, this volume is a major contribution to our understanding of contemporary world politics and development. Contributors include Louis Chauvel, Michael Hout, Arne Kalleberg, Markku Kivinen, Michele Lamont, Huang Ping, Elisa Preis, Denny Vagero and Peter Weingart.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844675197
(203mm x 152mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Verso Books
Publisher: Verso Books
Publish Date: 16-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Goran Therborn
Killing Fields of Inequality, Hardback (November 2013)
Inequality is not just about the size of our wallets. It is a socio-cultural order which, for most of us, reduces our capabilities to function as human beings, our health, our dignity, our sense of self, as well as our resources to act and participate in the world.
World, Paperback (December 2010)
Written by an author of international stature, very well-known in the worlds of sociology and politics and in left-of-centre politics.
From Marxism to Post-Marxism?, Paperback (October 2010)
A comprehensive history of the development of Marxist theory and the parameters of 21st-century politics.
What Does the Ruling Class Do When it Rules?, Paperback (December 2007)» View all books by Goran Therborn
Analyzes the practices of the elite.
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Author Biography - Goran Therborn
Goran Therborn is Director of the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology at Uppsala University. He is the author of The Ideology of Power and the Power of Ideology, European Modernity and Beyond: The Trajectory of European Societies, 1945-2000, and Between Sex and Power: Family in the World 1900-2000.
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