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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).

Two Dissident Ways of Reading on Inequality
Two Dissident Ways of Reading on Inequality
Ana Esther Ceceña

In 1492, natives discovered that they were Indians, they discovered that they lived in America; they discovered that they were naked; they discovered that sin existed; they discovered that they owed obedience to another world’s king and queen, and to a god from another sky, and that this god had invented guilt, and clothes, and that he had ordered that whoever worshipped the sun and the moon and the earth and the rain that wets it, should be burned alive.

Eduardo Galeano

Equality is one of the basic components of the normativity created by capitalism. A paradoxical reply to the struggles against the patrimonialism of feudal lords, ...

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