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Seeing Inequality

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Department
Political Science
Course
POL101Y1
Professor
Jeffrey Kopstein
Semester
Winter

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POL101- February 28th Seeing Inequality - distributive consequences of growth - seeing inequality in the data - bw 1990s- 2000s; % of canadians living under the poverty line it decreased by 50% - 10% = 3 million canadians, by disaggregating the data differently we see different stories - the wage gap between immigrant fmailies and non immmigrant families it is actually growing - - Bearing witness - Counting inequality - 1$day versus 2$day - the bare minum you need to survive- global poverty line - according to this 1$day chinas economic growth has lfited 100$ millions out of poverty - when it is only 2$day 45% of chinas popualtion lives with less than 2$day - 45% of chinese people = 600 million poeple - 4 CASES: - Global Inequality - The work & welfare state - Gendering social protection - Local solutions (I)GLOBAL INEQUALITY - Keynesian Compromise and Embedded Liberalism www.notesolution.com
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