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Political Cleavages and Social Inequalities

A Study of Fifty Democracies, 1948–2020

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674248427

Publication Date: 12/14/2021

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656 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

250 illus., 28 tables

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  • Introduction [A. Gethin, C. Martínez-Toledano, and T. Piketty]
    • Electoral Democracies, Electoral Surveys: Objectives and Methods
    • Organization of the Volume
  • 1. Political Cleavages and Social Inequalities in Fifty Democracies, 1948–2020 [A. Gethin, C. Martínez-Toledano, and T. Piketty]
  • 2. Brahmin Left versus Merchant Right: Rising Inequality and the Changing Structure of Political Conflict in France, the United States, and the United Kingdom, 1948–2020 [T. Piketty]
  • 3. Electoral Cleavages and Socioeconomic Inequality in Germany, 1949–2017 [F. Kosse and T. Piketty]
  • 4. Changing Party Systems, Socioeconomic Cleavages, and Nationalism in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, 1956–2017 [C. Martínez-Toledano and A. Sodano]
  • 5. Political Cleavages, Class Structures, and the Politics of Old and New Minorities in Australia, Canada, and New Zealand, 1963–2019 [A. Gethin]
  • 6. Historical Political Cleavages and Postcrisis Transformations in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Ireland, 1953–2020 [L. Bauluz, A. Gethin, C. Martínez-Toledano, and M. Morgan]
  • 7. Party System Transformation and the Structure of Political Cleavages in Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Switzerland, 1967–2019 [C. Durrer de la Sota, A. Gethin, and C. Martínez-Toledano]
  • 8. Political Conflict, Social Inequality, and Electoral Cleavages in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland, 1990–2018 [A. Lindner, F. Novokmet, T. Piketty, and T. Zawisza]
  • 9. Caste, Class, and the Changing Political Representation of Social Inequalities in India, 1962–2019 [A. Banerjee, A. Gethin, and T. Piketty]
  • 10. Social Inequality and the Dynamics of Political and Ethnolinguistic Divides in Pakistan, 1970–2018 [A. Gethin, S. Mehmood, and T. Piketty]
  • 11. Political Cleavages and the Representation of Social Inequalities in Japan, 1953–2017 [A. Gethin]
  • 12. Democratization and the Construction of Class Cleavages in Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia, 1992–2019 [A. Gethin and T. Jenmana]
  • 13. Inequality, Identity, and the Structure of Political Cleavages in South Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, 1996–2016 [C. Durrer de la Sota and A. Gethin]
  • 14. Democracy and the Politicization of Inequality in Brazil, 1989–2018 [A. Gethin and M. Morgan]
  • 15. Social Inequalities, Identity, and the Structure of Political Cleavages in Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru, 1952–2019 [O. Barrera, A. Leiva, C. Martínez-Toledano, and A. Zúñiga-Cordero]
  • 16. Extreme Inequality, Elite Transformation, and the Changing Structure of Political Cleavages in South Africa, 1994–2019 [A. Gethin]
  • 17. Social Inequalities and the Politicization of Ethnic Cleavages in Botswana, Ghana, Nigeria, and Senegal, 1999–2019 [J. Baleyte, A. Gethin, Y. Govind, and T. Piketty]
  • 18. Inequality, Identity, and the Long-Run Evolution of Political Cleavages in Israel, 1949–2019 [Y. Berman]
  • 19. Political Cleavages and Social Inequalities in Algeria, Iraq, and Turkey, 1990–2019 [L. Assouad, A. Gethin, T. Piketty, and J. Uraz]
  • Conclusion [A. Gethin, C. Martínez-Toledano, and T. Piketty]
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • Index

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