Global Inequality

Author: Branko Milanovic
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067473713X
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Branko Milanovic presents a bold account of the dynamics that drive inequality on a global scale.

The Haves And The Have Nots

Author: Branko Milanovic
ISBN: 1459608151
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Economist Branko Milanovic uses history, literature and stories straight out of today's newspapers, to discuss one of the major divisions in our social lives: between the haves and the have-nots.

Righteous Dopefiend

Author: Philippe I. Bourgois
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520230880
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Explores the world of homelessness and drug addiction in contemporary United States, discussing such themes as violence, race relations, sexuality, family trauma, social inequality, and power relations.

The Great Convergence

Author: Richard Baldwin
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 067466048X
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Richard Baldwin shows how the combination of high tech with low wages propelled industrialization in developing nations, deindustrialization in developed nations, and a commodity supercycle that is petering out.


Author: Anthony B. Atkinson
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674287037
Size: 15.22 MB
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Inequality and poverty have returned with a vengeance in recent decades.

Worlds Apart

Author: Branko Milanovic
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400840816
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But what about inequality between all citizens of the world? Worlds Apart addresses just how to measure global inequality among individuals, and shows that inequality is shaped by complex forces often working in different directions.

Capital Rules

Author: Rawi Abdelal
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674023697
Size: 75.67 MB
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The rise of global financial markets in the last decades of the 20th century was premised on one fundamental idea: that capital ought to flow across country borders with minimal restriction and regulation.

Grounds For Difference

Author: Rogers Brubaker
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674425316
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Offering fresh perspectives on perennial questions of ethnicity, race, nationalism, and religion, Rogers Brubaker analyzes three forces that shape the politics of diversity and multiculturalism today: inequality as a public concern, biology ...

The Economics Of Poverty

Author: Martin Ravallion
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190212764
Size: 77.79 MB
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The book reviews critically the past and present debates on the central policy issues of economic development everywhere. How much poverty is there? Why does poverty exist? What can be done to eliminate poverty?