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Global Inequalities
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Global Inequalities



March 1996 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Presents a global view of stratification in an interesting but theoretically sound way, using an effective combination of academic works, lively stories, and news reports. Helps to educate the social science major or general student about social and cultural differences across the world, and teaches about growing global interdependence and how this is connected to contemporary social problems.


 
Introduction
 
Global Inequalities
 
Constructing a Model of Global Inequality
 
Africa
A Continued Decline?

 
 
Asia
An Emerging Giant

 
 
Europe
United or Divided?

 
 
The Americas
Reinventing Ourselves

 
 
Creating a Better World

McMichael text more current and comprehensive in terms of coverage of economic (public and private) and political institutions, as well as social and cultural impacts, trends and countermovements.

Professor Joanna Kirk
Political Science Dept, Suny College at Geneseo
November 5, 2009

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