100 Ways of Seeing an Unequal World

100 Ways of Seeing an Unequal World

By: Bob Sutcliffe (author)Hardback

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This highly original visual book is designed as a teaching aid - for students in conventional courses as well as readers wanting to tease out for themselves an understanding of the contemporary world in which we live. Tested prior to publication in a number of teaching settings, the author builds on the fact that there is now a large body of statistical information about today's highly unequal world. Presenting it in visual form can greatly stimulate discussion and understanding. Each topic has a two-page spread - innovative diagrams and charts on one side, and a short text prompting further thinking and discovery on the other. Ideal as a supplementary teaching tool in Current Affairs, Development Studies and International Relations classes as well as in less formal training and education settings.

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About Author

Bob Sutcliffe started his academic career in 1964 as a research officer in the Institute of Economics and Statistics, Oxford University. For four years he was also a fellow and tutor in economics at Jesus College, Oxford. He then went on to become a consultant to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) (1970-74). He is currently coordinator of research in Hegoa, University Institute for the Study of Development and the International Economy and a professor at the University of the Basque Country, Bilbao.


* Introduction: Our Unequal World* Glossary* Acknowledgements*1. Production, Work and Income*2. The Inequality of Income*3. Inequalities of Births, Lives, Health and Death*4. Land, Agriculture, Food and Hunger*5. Four Sources of Ineqaulity*6. The International Economy*7. The Environment*8. Refugees and Migration*9. Repression and Discrimination*10. Inequality and History* Sources

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/04/2001
  • ISBN13: 9781856498135
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781856498135
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 1856498131

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