Global Entangled Inequalities: Conceptual Debates and Evidence from Latin America

1st Edition

Elizabeth Jelin, Renata Motta, Sérgio Costa

Routledge
Published November 10, 2017
Reference - 244 Pages - 6 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781315183350 - CAT# Y327571
Series: Entangled Inequalities: Exploring Global Asymmetries

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Summary

This book presents studies from across Latin America to take up the challenge of exploring the plurality of social inequalities from a global perspective. Accordingly, it identifies the structural forces of social inequalities on a world scale as they shape asymmetries observed in a wide array of phenomena, such as racial and gender inequality, urbanization, migration, commodity production, indigenous mobilization, ecological conflicts, and the "new middle class". A rich contribution to the study of the interconnections between the global social structure and multiple local and national hierarchies, Global Entangled Inequalities brings consistently together a variety of conceptual approaches, ranging from ethnographies to legal genealogies, and will therefore appeal to scholars across the social sciences with interests in social theory, power analysis, intersectionality studies, urban studies, and global social and environmental justice.

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