Globalization and transformations of social inequality
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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Ulrike Schuerkens
SeriesRoutledge advances in sociology -- 53
LC ClassificationsHN18.3 .G556 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24490583M
ISBN 109780415874823
LC Control Number2009052035

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: theoretical and empirical introduction: globalization and transformations of social inequality / Ulrike Schuerkens --Mobilities as dimensions of social inequalities / Katharina Manderscheid --Impact of remittances on income . Get this from a library! Globalization and transformations of social inequality. [Ulrike Schuerkens;] -- Offers analytical and comparative insights from case studies of social inequality in eleven countries within the major regions of the world.   Most recent publications include the edited volume on Inequality Beyond Globalization (Münster and New Brunswick: Lit/Transaction, ) and the special issue of the International Journal of Comparative Sociology (Vol. 51, No. 4, ) on Globalization, Economic and Author: Christian Suter.   The questions about the merits of neoliberal economic globalization as a vehicle for alleviating poverty is one of the most prominent in the literature on globalization. The shifting of power from the nation-state to international and regional centers with a controlling or hegemonic slant is an important discourse with regard to political Cited by: 4.

  In The Globalization of Inequality, distinguished economist and policymaker François Bourguignon examines the complex and paradoxical links between a vibrant world economy that has raised the living standard of over half a billion people in emerging nations such as China, India, and Brazil, and the exponentially increasing inequality within countries/5.   Globalization, inequality and social policy: China on the threshold of entry into the World Trade Organization. Social Policy & Administration, 35(3), Yuegen, X. (). Social inequality and inclusive growth in China: the significance of social policy in a new era. W e live in an unequal world in which descriptors of global inequality—especially inequalities in income—abound. “ [T]he world’s richest individuals have a combined income greater than that of the poorest million billion people [are] living on less than $2 a day” (Watkins et al., 18). Habibul H Khondker and Ulrike Schuerkens, , ‘Social transformation, development and globalization’, , DOI: / 1 Introduction Social transformation implies a fundamental change in society, which can be contrasted with social change viewed as gradual or incremental changes over a peri-od of time.

PDF | On Jan 1, , Habibul H Khondker and others published Social transformation, development and globalization | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Globalization is increasingly linked to inequality, but with often divergent and polarized findings. Some researchers show that globalization accentuates inequality both within and between : Melinda Mills. In this groundbreaking book, Globalization and Inequalities, Sylvia Walby examines the many changing forms of social inequality and their intersectionalities at both country and global levels. She shows how the contest between different modernities and conceptions of progress shape the present and : $ Globalization or globalisation is the process of interaction and integration among people, companies, and governments a complex and multifaceted phenomenon, globalization is considered by some as a form of capitalist expansion which entails the integration of local and national economies into a global, unregulated market economy.