The New Geography of Global Income Inequality

The New Geography of Global Income Inequality

eBook - 2003
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The surprising finding of this work is that, contrary to conventional wisdom, global income inequality is decreasing. Critics of globalization and others maintain that the spread of consumer capitalism is dramatically polarizing the worldwide distribution of income. But, as the demographer Glenn Firebaugh shows, income inequality for the world peaked in the late 20th century and is now heading downward because of declining income inequality across nations. Furthermore, as income inequality declines across nations, it is rising within nations (though not as rapidly as it is declining across nations). Firebaugh claims that this historic transition represents a new geography of global income inequality in the 21st century.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003.
ISBN: 0674010671
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 257 p.) : ill.
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc

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