This book examines existing inequality in both the domestic and international arenas. Its multidisciplinary approach facilitates an understanding of the complex structure of global distribution patterns and allows a comparison of redistribution patterns in political, social, and economic contexts.
I. Major Issues: Inequality and Discrimination 1. Issues in the Theory and Assessment of Social Inequality 2. Class and Race Stratification in the U.S. II. International Inequality 3. Estimating the Marginal Utility of Global Income Transfers 4. International Inequality and National Income Distribution III. Cross-national Inequality 5. Age and Gender Differentiation and Social Inequality 6. A Partial Test of the Ethnic Equalization Hypothesis: A Cross-national Study 7. Measuring Cross-national Ethnic and Racial Inequality: Alternative Perspectives 8. Spatial Distortion in Education and Income Differentials Among Communal Groups 9. Welsh Nationalism and Subregional Inequality IV. Strategies for Change 10. Strategies for Change: A Classification of Proposals for Ending Inequality