INEQUALITY STUDIES FROM THE GLOBAL SOUTH

: Francis (D.) et al eds.

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272pp., paperback, First SA Edition, Johannesburg, 2020

 

First published in the UK in 2020.

"An important collection that [brings a] fresh and innovative perspective on inequality from the global South. It examines inequality across the global South from multiple perspectives, including gender, race and class, and is an essential tool for researchers and students in both the global North and South who are concerned about growing levels of inequality across the globe." Naila Kabeer, Professor of Gender and Development, Departments of International Development and Gender Studies, London School of Economics

Contributions include:

"Towards a Southern Approach to Inequality: inequality studies in South Africa and the global South" by Edward Webster, Imraan Valodia and David Francis

"Is Hierarchy the Same as Inequality?" by Dilip Menon

"Economic Power and Regulation: the political economy of metals, machinery and equipment industries in South Africa" by Sumayya Goga, Pamela Mondliwa and Simon Roberts

"The Crisis of Social Reproduction in Petty Commodity Production and Large-Scale Mining: a Southern perspective on gender inequality" by Hibist Kassa

"Social Reproduction at End Moments: land, calls formation and rural economics in Ghana and South Africa" by Akua Britwum and Ben Scully.

David Francis is Deputy Director at the Southern Centre for Inequality Studies at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Imraan Valodia is Dean of the Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Edward Webster is Distinguished Research Professor at the Southern Centre for Inequality Studies  and the founder and former director of the Society, Work and Development Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand