The Politics of Inequality

The Politics of Inequality

By: Kees van Kersbergen (author), Carsten Jensen (author)Paperback

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This systematic and up-to-date text introduces the nature of inequality, and examines its political, economic and societal causes and consequences in diverse settings around the globe.

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Carsten Jensen and Kees van Kersbergen are both Professors of Political Science at Aarhus University, Denmark.


1. What is the Politics of Inequality? 2. Is There Something Morally Wrong With Inequality? 3. Why Should We Care About Inequality? 4. How to Measure Inequality 5. What are the Empirical Patterns? 6. Does Inequality Matter for Growth? 7. What are the Roads to Riches? 8. Does the Welfare State Reduce Inequality? 9. Does Economic Inequality Lead to Political Inequality? 10. Who Decides in the Politics of Inequality? 11. What Future for the Politics of Inequality?

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  • publication date: 23/09/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781137427007
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9781137427007
  • weight: 454
  • ISBN10: 1137427000

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