This stunning sweep of western societies by New Zealander Robert Wade, professor at the London School of Economics, reveals why inequality has risen internationally, how it's been justified, and the arguments against it.
Inequality and the West is Chapter 3 in Inequality: A New Zealand Crisis, edited by Max Rashbrooke and published by Bridget Williams Books in June 2013.
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