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The haves and the have-nots : a brief and idiosyncratic history of global inequality
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Éditeur Basic Books
Année cop. 2011
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The haves and the have-nots : a brief and idiosyncratic history of global inequality
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1 vol. (XIV-258 p.) : ill., cartes, graph., couv. ill. ; 22 cm
Notes
Bibliogr. p. 235-246. Index
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300$b22a
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Unequal people : inequality among individuals within a nation. Romance and riches ; Anna Vronskaya ? ; Who was the richest person ever ? ; How unequal was the Roman Empire ? ; Was socialism egalitarian ? ; In what Parisian arrondissement should you live in the thirteenth century and today ? ; Who gains from fiscal redistribution ? ; Can several countries exist in one ? Will China survive in 2048 ? ; Two students of inequality : Vilfredo Pareto and Simon Kuznets ; Unequal nations : inequality among countries in the world. Why was Marx led astray ? ; How unequal is today's world ? ; How much of your income is determined at birth ? ; Should the whole world be composed of gated communities ? ; Who are the Harraga ? ; The three generations of Obamas ; Did the world become more unequal during deglobalization ? ; Unequal world : inequality among citizens in the world. Where in the global income distribution are you ? ; Does the world have a middle class ? ; How different are the United States and the European Union ? ; Why are Asia and Latin America mirror images of each other ? ; Do you want to know the winner before the game begins ? ; Income inequality and the Global Financial Crisis ; Did colonizers exploit as much as they could ? ; Why was Rawls indifferent to global inequality ? ; Geopolitics in light of (or enlightened by) economics
P. 3 ; Chapter 1, Essay I : Unequal pepole, Inequality among individuals within a nation ; P. 33 ; Romance and riches ; P. 37 ; Anna Vronskaya ? ; P. 41 ; Who was the richest person ever ? ; P. 46 ; How unequal was the Roman Empire ? ; P. 53 ; Was socialism egalitarian ? ; P. 61 ; In what Parisian arrondissement should you live in the thirteenth century and today ? ; P. 68 ; Who gains from fiscal redistribution ? ; P. 74 ; Can several countries exist in one ? ; P. 78 ; Will China survive in 2048 ? ; P. 83 ; Two students of inequality : Vilfredo Pareto and Simon Kuznets ; P. 95 ; Chapter 2, Essay II : Unequal nations, Inequality among countries in the world ; P. 109 ; Why was Marx led astray ? ; P. 115 ; How unequal is today's world ? ; P. 120 ; How much of your income is determined at birth ? ; P. 124 ; Should the whole world be composed of gated communities ? ; P. 130 ; Who are the Harraga ? ; P. 135 ; The three generations of Obamas ; P. 141 ; Did the world become more unequal during deglobalization ? ; P. 149 ; Chapter 3, Essay III : Unequal world, Inequality among citizens in the world ; P. 165 ; Where in the global income distribution are you ? ; P. 171 ; Does the world have a middle class ? ; P. 176 ; How different are the United States and the European Union ? ; P. 182 ; Why are Asia and Latin America mirror images of each other ? ; P. 187 ; Do you want to know the winner before the game begins ? ; P. 193 ; Income inequality and the Global Financial Crisis ; P. 198 ; Did colonizers exploit as much as they could ? ; P. 203 ; Why was Rawls indifferent to global inequality ? ; P. 208 ; Geopolitics in light of (or enlightened by) economics
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978-0-465-01974-8
0-465-01974-9
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