Unveiling Inequality: a World-Historical Perspective
January 16, 2014
From the publisher:
Despite the vast expansion of global markets during the last half of the twentieth century, social science still most often examines and measures inequality and social mobility within individual nations rather than across national boundaries. Every country has both rich and poor populations making demands—via institutions, political processes, or even conflict—on how their resources will be distributed. But shifts in inequality in one country can precipitate accompanying shifts in another. Unveiling Inequality authors Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz and Timothy Patrick Moran make the case that within-country analyses alone have not adequately illuminated our understanding of global stratification. The authors present a comprehensive new framework that moves beyond national boundaries to analyze economic inequality and social mobility on a global scale and from a historical perspective.
Unveiling Inequality: a World-Historical Perspective, by Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz and Timothy Patrick Moran. New York : Russell Sage Foundation, 2009. 192 p. ISBN 9780871545763 (pbk.)
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