Kenneth McGill: Global inequality: anthropological insights
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Conversations about inequality abound at every turn: from political elections to classrooms, news magazines to global protests, discussions with neighbors and shouting matches on social media. In the book, Global Inequality: Anthropological Insights, Kenneth McGill provides a thorough examination of global, national, and local inequality through the lens of anthropology. While many conversations about inequality focus on financial disparity within countries, McGill adds a valuable resource to the often-limited debate by examining social, economic, and political inequality both across and within borders. Drawing from the fields of anthropology, economics, history, political science, philosophy, and more, McGill weaves together a tapestry to support the book’s overarching argument: inequality is real, there is no primary form of inequality, and inequalities are multiple and overlapping.
McGill narrates a scholarly conversation between himself and the work of many others throughout the...
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