Globalization and Inequality

  title={Globalization and Inequality},
  author={Scott Albrecht and Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz},
The United Nations' 2005 Report on the World Social Situation: The Inequality Predicament opens with the claim that “globalization has helped to accentuate trends that show the wealthiest 20 per cent of the planet accounting for 86 per cent of all private consumption and the poorest accounting for just above 1 per cent”; the first area demanding “urgent attention” in the report is “worldwide asymmetries deriving from globalization” (United Nations 2005: 6, 9). On the other hand, albeit writing… Expand
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