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100 Ways of Seeing an Unequal World

Sutcliffe, Bob

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ISBN 10: 1856498131 / ISBN 13: 9781856498135
Published by Zed Books, U.S.A., 2001
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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This highly original visual book is designed as a teaching aid-for students as well as readers wanting to tease out for themselves an understanding of the contemporary world in which we live in. Bookseller Inventory # 000038

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Title: 100 Ways of Seeing an Unequal World

Publisher: Zed Books, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

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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; 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.

Topics include:
* Human Inequality -- between classes, men and women, ethnic groups.
* Inequalities between North and South -- output, jobs, hours worked.
* Income distribution -- North and South; urban and rural; within countries and between them.
* Demographic differences -- men and women; North and South.
* Agriculture, food and diet.
* Unequal integration into the world economy -- production, trade, raw material prices, the profits of multinational corporations, debt, aid.
* The Environment - the economy's uneven ecological footprint.
* Refugees and Migration.
* Armed Forces and Violence.
* The Changing History of Inequality.

About the Author:

Bob Sutcliffe is an economist who has taught at many different universities in Britain, the US, and most recently in Nicaragua and the Basque Country.

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