The Effect of Globalization on National Income Inequality

Book Chapter

Bussmann, Margit; Indra de Soysa & John R. Oneal (2009) The Effect of Globalization on National Income Inequality, in New Frontiers In Comparative Sociology. (353–377).

This book is a collection of notable papers from the first six volumes of the journal Comparative Sociology. Its content represents leading-edge and contemporarily astute analyses in the burgeoning science of comparative sociology, especially relevant to a globalizing world in transition. Given that not everyone is acquainted with comparative sociology, this book offers an opportunity to enlighten readers unfamiliar with the discipline about the importance of comparative sociology to the new world order. Taken together, the articles illuminate various aspects of comparative sociology—theoretical, methodological, substantive. Some compare social entities in subjective, case-study fashion, while others report on rigorous social research. All contribute in one form or another to describing the many and varied facets of the exciting “new” science of comparative sociology.

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Authors

Margit Bussmann

Margit Bussmann

Researcher, Department of Politics and Management, University of Konstanz

Indra de Soysa

Indra de Soysa

Professor of Political Science at NTNU