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Author Greig, Alastair, 1960-

Title Inequality in Australia / Alastair Greig, Frank Lewins, Kevin White
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 306 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Tables; Figures; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; Why a new look at inequality?; The importance of the social; The importance of history; 2 Inequality and the Sociology of the Body; 3 Sick Bodies and Inequality: Class, Mortality and Morbidity; 4 Gendered, Aged and Disabled Bodies; 5 Experiencing the Inequality of Social Resources; 6 Experiencing the Inequality of Cultural Difference; 7 Experiencing the Inequality of Life Choices; 8 Collective Identity, Politics and the Myth of Egalitarianism
Summary This text seeks to analyse and explain inequality, challenging traditional conceptions and providing a new critical perspective. The authors provide a comprehensive historical account of inequality, and show how that account no longer adequately explains the new and different forms of inequality experienced in recent decades
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 262-291) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Equality -- Australia.
Social classes -- Australia.
Australia -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Australia -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Australia -- Social policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Lewins, Frank W. (Frank William)
White, Kevin, 1955-
LC no. 2002038854
ISBN 0511061463 (electronic bk.)
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