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Science and the factors of inequality

Charles MorazeМЃ

Science and the factors of inequality

lessons of the past and hopes for the future

by Charles MorazeМЃ

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Published by Unesco in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science -- Social aspects.,
  • Science -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementCharles Morazé, with contributions by James A. Dator ... (et al.).
    ContributionsUnesco.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination269 p. :
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20916397M

    Technology and Inequality. One approach views technology as exogenous,stemming from advances in science or from the behavior of entrepreneurs driven by avarice of nonprofit motives. By this approach, demand for skills increased faster during the past 30 years, this approach would maintain, because of a technological revolution led by the.   Even so, the two factors they identify as most corrosive to cooperation — too much inequality, and misalignment of contributions and rewards . Sociological Explanations of Social Class Inequality important as an individual’s identity and life chances are based more status and cultural factors such as lifestyle, values, intelligence, education and the like, the post-modernists state that class has ceased to be the prime determinant of identity and suggest that societies are now organised around consumption rather than production. This state-of-the-art volume presents comparative, empirical research on a topic that has long preoccupied scholars, politicians, and everyday citizens: economic inequality. While income and wealth inequality across all populations is the primary focus, the contributions to this book pay special attention to the middle class, a segment often not addressed in inequality literature.


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