Human Inequality in Global Perspective
with Haroon Akram-Lodhi
Our world can at times appear to be out of control and beyond our comprehension. Yet it is possible to cut through this complexity and and unpack the key factors shaping the contemporary world. Human inequality in global perspective is designed to enable you to understand how our world of unparallelled affluence and immense deprivation came to be. After all, if we want the world to become a better place the first thing that we must do is try to better understand it.
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