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Inequality in Australia

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social classes,
  • Australia,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Social conditions,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • 21st century,
  • Equality

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7744409M
ISBN 100521524423
ISBN 109780521524421

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Book Description. This book examines the trends of incomes and wealth in Australia, what causes increased economic inequality, and the possibility of creating a more egalitarian society. It looks at who is rich, which social groups are still in poverty, and the 3/5(1).   As society has changed, they argue, new forms of inequality have emerged, conditioning the subject's very experience of identity, embodiment and politics. The book is at once a critical overview of contemporary inequality and a thorough-going textbook suitable for s: 1.   A well researched book that give a good overview on the very relevant topic of inequality in the Australian economy. It based in genuine research and quite politically well balanced given the author is now a Labor member of parliament/5(19). Social Inequality in Australia: Discourses, Realities and Futures provides detailed coverage of the key dimensions of the nature and extent of inequality and difference in Australian society. It examines how social inequality affects different social groups, explores the role of culture in the social reproduction of hierarchy and difference, and incorporates discussion about the effects of globalization on inequality and difference in by:

Supplementary Report to Inequality in Australia Book Summary: This report series monitors the level, nature, and trends in poverty and inequality in Australia. Using the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the edition reveals that the gap between those with the highest and lowest incomes in Australia is unacceptably large, highly concentrated, and unequally distributed.   This book examines the trends of incomes and wealth in Australia, what causes increased economic inequality, and the possibility of creating a more egalitarian society. It looks at who is rich, which social groups are still in poverty, and the Author: Frank Stilwell, Kirrily Jordan. This article examines how income and wealth inequality is measured in Australia and the impact of the tax and transfer system in re-distributing income from wealthier to poorer households. Analysis is also provided of relative income poverty and broader measures of disadvantage.   Lies, damn lies and inequality statistics. There's a simple answer to the question of whether inequality is rising in Australia. Basically, it depends .

As Australian society has changed, they argue, new forms of inequality have emerged, influencing the country's experience of identity, embodiment and politics. The book presents a critical overview of contemporary inequality suitable for undergraduates.   Inequality in Australia is a well-written college sociology textbook that explores, with an impressive eye to detail, the changing nature of inequality in modern industrial Australia. The authors adopt an innovative approach to the task at hand, linking theoretical approaches, individual experiences, and empirical evidence. Sources: Overall inequality: Series 1: Gini coefficient of equivalised disposable household (weekly) income from Table in catalogue (Australian Bureau Statistics –ABS- Household Income and Wealth – Australia ) (accessed 21 February ).According to the ABS, although the estimates for –04 and –06 have been recompiled to reflect the new measures of income.   Social Inequality in Australia is also available as an Inequality in Australia: Discourses, Realities and Futures provides detailed coverage of the key dimensions of the nature and extent of inequality and difference in Australian society. It examines how social inequality affects different social groups, explores the role of culture in the social reproduction of hierarchy and 3/5(1).