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Facing An Unequal World

1st Edition

Challenges for Global Sociology

eISBN-13: 9781526448590

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"Raquel Sosa Elízaga has assembled an incredibly complete set of analyses of inequality written by a range of scholars about a wide range of issues. Incomparable essential reading."

    - Immanuel Wallerstein, Senior Research Scientist, Sociology, Yale University



Over recent decades, living conditions in poorer countries have deteriorated, leaving us faced with the present phenomenon of global inequality. Arguably the biggest challenge of the 21st Century is the confrontation and eventual elimination of the processes of structural inequality that affect these millions of human beings today.


Facing an Unequal World tackles and critically examines key issues and challenges for global sociology across these interrelated themes:

The dimensions of inequality and the configurations of structural inequalities and structures of power
Conceptions of justice in different historical and cultural traditions
Conflicts on environmental justice and sustainable futures
The social injuries of inequality, and overcoming inequalities 

Written by a selection of international key sociologists and academics, this is a valuable resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and researchers in sociology alike.

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ISBNs 9781526435576, 9781526435576, 9781526435576, 9781526435569, 9781526448590, 9781526448613, 1526448599
Language English
Number of Pages 352
Edition 1st