4 edition of Institutions and inequalities found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Other titles||Institutions & inequalities|
|Statement||edited by Ramachandra Guha and Jonathan P. Parry.|
|Contributions||Béteille, André., Guha, Ramachandra., Parry, Jonathan P.|
|LC Classifications||HN690.Z9 .S6354 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 302 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||302|
|LC Control Number||99952849|
Horizontal inequalities are root causes of violent conflict in Africa. Yet, people take actions not because of statistical data on inequalities, of which they might not be aware, but because of injustices they perceive. This volume analyses the results of original surveys with over 3, 1. Introduction. Institutions have been found to be a major factor explaining development outcomes. They guide human behavior and shape human interaction (North, ).Institutions are humanly-devised to reduce uncertainty and transaction costs, they are rooted in culture and history and sometimes they are taken-for granted and become persistent norms and beliefs Cited by:
(shelved 1 time as income-inequality) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving. The institutions and policies in force in a society and the technologies used in production influence these determinants of income. Some inequalities provide incentives to study and work hard, and to take the risks associated with innovation and investment. But inequalities also restrict economic opportunities of the less well off and may also.
Establishment institutions have recently expressed alarm about the deep economic inequalities which prevail in the world's wealthiest countries. For instance, the World Economic Forum's Global Risk Reports from through identified income disparity as the most likely risk and the threat of systemic financial failure or fiscal crises as Author: Eileen O'Keefe. Institutional racism is more subtle but no less destructive. Institutional racism involves polices, practices, and procedures of institutions that have a disproportionately negative effect on racial minorities’ access to and quality of goods, services, and opportunities.
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A well written, classic text written by three larger than life math legends (Hardy, Littlewood, Polya). This is the definitive and monumental text on inequality -- the little angular symbols you see in all fields of mathematics -- from analysis to number theory to topology to combinatorics (i would say all fields of science but I am not a math apologist, mind you, so I would stay with those 5/5(4).
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Kamal Munir. Large gaps separate the haves and have-nots in American higher education, whether talking about students, instructors or institutions.
A new book, Unequal Higher Education: Wealth, Status and Student Opportunity (Rutgers University Press), focuses on these gaps and their impact on students. The authors are Barrett J. Taylor, associate professor of higher. This is a collection of original essays written in honour of Andre Beteille, an outstanding sociologist and social anthropologist.
Based on intensive fieldwork and archival research, the settings vary from a steel plant in Madhya Pradesh to temples in Tamil Nadu. Discussing themes and arguments from the oeuvre of Andre Beteille, the book focuses on individuals as well as.
Income inequality is greater in the United States than in any other democracy in the developed world. Between andwhen the Gini index Author: Jill Lepore. Rogowski and D. MacRae, “Inequality and Institutions” 18 August APSA 6 (a) Exogenous changes in inequality.
The ratio of labor wages (w) to the rent of capital (r) serves as a plausible measure of equality that has been used empirically to good effect in recent economic history.
They isolate institutions and conditions that exacerbate inequalities but also situations that close the gender gap. This book will undoubtedly frame generations of debate and discussion about how to craft democratic bodies to ensure equal input.
Introduction: Institutions, Cultures, and Structures Thus far, we have been concerned with feminist theories and perspectives that seek to understand how difference is constructed through structures of power, how inequalities are produced and reproduced through socially constructed binaries, and how the categories of race, class, gender, and sexuality Author: Donovan Lessard, Laura Heston, Miliann, Miliann Kang, Sonny Nordmarken, Kang.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Institutions and inequalities. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person. This book provides an introduction to the fascinating world of inequalities, beginning with a systematic discussion of the relation "greater than" and the meaning of "absolute values" of numbers, and ending with descriptions of some unusual geometries.
In the course of the book, the reader wil encounter some of the most famous inequalities in Cited by: Jonathan Kozol, in his book Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools devotes his research to the divide between classes and races within the educational institution.
The primary depth of his work lies in visits to an East St. Louis public school and a New York public school (Kozol). This book has resulted from my extensive work with talented students in Macedo-nia, as well as my engagement in the preparation of Macedonian national teams for international competitions.
The book is designed and intended for all students who wish to expand their knowledge related to the theory of inequalities and those fas-cinated by this Size: 2MB. Book Description: This book contributes to the understanding of gender and regional inequalities in developing countries.
First, it deals with social institutions related to gender inequality and proposes new composite indices to measure them. Cauchy Schwarz Master Class is already pretty good. * Another book that is considered classic in inequalities is Inequalities by G. Hardy, J. Littlewood, G.
Pólya. * Another book I quite enjoyed was: Inequalities: A Mathematical Olympiad A. Get this from a library. Preventing violent conflict in Africa: inequalities, perceptions and institutions. [Yōichi Mine;] -- Horizontal inequalities are root causes of violent conflict in Africa.
Yet, people take actions not because of statistical data on inequalities, of which they might not be aware, but because of. Higher Education and Social Inequalities University Admissions, Experiences, and Outcomes.
By and the experiences and outcomes of graduates from different institutions remain central to questions of This book provides a most important contribution to the field of equity by interrogating assumptions about the relationship between.
Higher Education and Social Inequalities: University Admissions, Experiences and Outcomes is part of the British Sociological Association’s Sociological Futures Series, which supports new and innovative theories, methods and approaches to sociological issues and debates and ‘the social’ in the twenty-first book is an edited collection of research-informed chapters.
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Drawing on neo-institutionalist theories in sociology, this Article develops a theory of institutional inequality that focuses on how institutions give rise to inequality by reproducing the social patterns and belief systems that existed at the time they Size: KB.
This volume on Language, Migration and Social Inequalities: A Critical Sociolinguistic Perspective on Institutions and Work appears at a time when linguists concerned with the social meaning of language are asking questions arising from its role in a changing social, economic and political context (Blommaert, ; Duchêne & Heller, ) and Author: Alexandre Duchene.
Language, Migration and Social Inequalities A Critical Sociolinguistic Perspective on Institutions and Work Edited by: Alexandre Duchêne, Melissa Moyer, Celia Roberts Format: Paperback - pages Related Formats: Hardback PDF EPUB ISBN: Published: 12 Nov While looking at the Africa-wide situation, Obeng-Odoom also analyzes the experiences of inequalities within specific countries.
Comprehensive and engaging, Property, Institutions, and Social Stratification in Africa is a useful resource for teaching and research on .This is a study of the inequalities used throughout mathematics. First published init presents both the statement and proof of all the standard inequalities of analysis.
Table of Contents - 1. Introduction; 2. Elementary mean values; 3. Mean values with an arbitrary function and the theory of convex functions; 4. Various applications of the calculus; 5.