pursuit of inequality

by Philip Green

Publisher: Pantheon Books in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 320 Downloads: 111
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StatementPhilip Green.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 320 p. ;
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13573078M
ISBN 100394706544
ISBN 109780394706542
OCLC/WorldCa8701633

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Green is on the counterattack&#;and against the adherents of biological inequality, be it between races, classes, or sexes, and what he establishes as their complement, the social.

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Ellis, Ph.D., has written a column for newspapers, radio, and now online, for the last 30 years where she analyzes educational, political, social and economic issues across race, ethnicity, age and socio-economic status.

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Abstract [Excerpt] The number of women in positions of power and authority in Japanese companies has remained small despite the increase in the number of educated women and the passage of legislation on gender by: 5. Published by the Ayn Rand Institute, In Pursuit of Wealth: The Moral Case for Finance, is an Objectivist look at economics written by ARI chairman Yaron Brook and director of education at the Center for Industrial Progress, Don book presents the world of finance in terms of morality, and questions the leftist notion that those who are pursuing wealth are doing a disservice to their Author: Jacob Airey.

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Carol Graham (born Janu ) is the Leo Pasvolsky Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, a College Park professor at the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), and the author of numerous books, papers and edited volume chapters.

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