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Sociology in the modern world faces many challenges. This edited volume explores significant themes including inequality, structures of power, conceptions of justice and sustainable futures, forming a critical examination across twenty-five individually authored chapters. This text forms part of SAGE Studies in International Sociology series (SSIS).

Globalization, Uneven Economic Development, Inequality and Poverty: The Interactive Effects Between Position in the Modern World System and Domestic Stratification Systems*
Globalization, Uneven Economic Development, Inequality and Poverty: The Interactive Effects Between Position in the Modern World System and Domestic Stratification Systems
Harold Kerbo

Various data sources indicate that in the last decade or two, world poverty has decreased and global inequality between nations has gone down. However, within many less developed countries and even among some of the rich countries, primarily in the United States, inequality has increased rather dramatically while poverty has not gone down, or at times increased. From the 1970s, research that focused on less developed nations, following the modern world system perspective, has shown that globalization (measured ...

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