Inequality: The Political Economy of Income Distribution


A worsening economic crisis due to the shift in wealth over the past decade is the central concern of this carefully documented study. It profiles the current status of income inequality in this country and discerns disturbing trends for the future. A wealth of data are collected, evaluated, and simplified into a straightforward view of the variables of income distribution. Dovring asserts that these must be examined in order to reverse the economic decline that threatens our democratic system. The study clarifies the problems associated with income inequality and formulates a consistent system for measuring its effects.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1991


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