Social Polarisation in the Post-Fordist Informational Economy : Ireland in International Context '

@inproceedings{Breathnach2004SocialPI,
  title={Social Polarisation in the Post-Fordist Informational Economy : Ireland in International Context '},
  author={Proinnsias Breathnach},
  year={2004}
}
This paper examines the processes whereby post-Fordist economic restructuring is widely held to have led to growing social polarisation in the advanced capitalist economies. Conceptual fuzziness has clouded the polarisation hypothesis, and a review of international evidence shows no clear trend towards either occupational or earnings inequality. There is stronger evidence of growing household income inequality, due mainly to changes in household composition and national taxation and social… CONTINUE READING

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