Books

The Internet and Social Inequalities , by James C. Witte and Susan E. Mannon

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Reviewd by: Frederico Cantante

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Witte, James C. and Susan E. Mannon (2010), The Internet and Social Inequalities, New York, Routledge. 

The Internet reproduces and accentuates the social inequalities. The analysis of this phenomenon must go beyond the simple questioning about Internet access and look into its uses.   

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“Class, Individualization and Late Modernity”, by Will Atkinson

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Reviewed by: Frederico Cantante

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This work seeks to refute the assumptions of reflexivity and individualisation theories and demonstrates the structural power of social classes in explaining social practices, attitudes and trajectories.

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“The Haves and the Have-Nots”, by Branco Milanovic

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Milanovic, Branko (2011), The Haves and the Have-Nots. A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality, New York, Basic Books. 

Do you know that the income of the world’s richest 1,75% matches the income of the poorest 77%?

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