Globalization and Inequality in Emerging Societies

Hardcover | December 15, 2011

EditorBoike Rehbein

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This volume studies the relation between globalization and inequalities in emerging societies by linking Area and Global Studies, aiming at a new theory of inequality beyond the nation state and beyond Eurocentrism.

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This volume studies the relation between globalization and inequalities in emerging societies by linking Area and Global Studies, aiming at a new theory of inequality beyond the nation state and beyond Eurocentrism.

BOIKE REHBEIN is Professor for the Sociology of Asia and Africa at Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany. He has published widely on social theory, globalization and Southeast Asia. Recent publications include Globalization, Culture and Society in Laos and Globalization and Emerging Societies (co-edited with Jan Nederveen Pieterse).

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:296 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.69 inPublished:December 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230299733

ISBN - 13:9780230299733

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Table of Contents

Introduction; B.Rehbein
PART I: REGIONAL INEQUALITIES
The Persistence of Socio-Cultures and Inequality in Contemporary Southeast Asia; V.Houben& B.Rehbein
Globalization and Social Inequality in Asia;H.Khondker
Inequality, Exclusion and Poverty in Latin America: The Vast Social Debt of Neoliberalism;R.Elízaga
PART II:NATIONAL INEQUALITIES
For a Critical Theory of Modernization: Are the Brazilian Lower Classes Universal?; J.Souza
The Militarization of Urban Marginality: Lessons from the Brazilian Metropolis;L.Wacquant
Global Expansion of Capitalism, Inequality and Social Movements: The Iranian Case; S.Fadaee
Outward Bound, Tangled Nightmares: Rereading Globalization in Contemporary Nigeria; O.Adesina
Higher Education in Russia: Is There a Way out of a Neoliberal Impasse?; A.Magun
PART III: TRANSNATIONAL INEQUALITIES
Emerging Powers Development, Global Economic Crisis and Value Chains Restructuring;G.Antonelli
Global and National Elites in South America: Limited Transnationalization Processes and the Persistence of Inequality; A.Pelfini
Access of Highly Skilled Migrants to Transnational Labour Markets: Is Class Formation Transcending National Divides?; A.Weiß& S.Mensah
Transnational Inequalities, Transnational Responses: The Politicization of Migrant Rights in Asia;N.Piper& S.Rother
Global Inequalities - Local Hierarchies: Peruvian Migrants' Labour Niches and Occupational Mobility in Chile;C.Mora
Conclusion; J.Pieterse