The wealth paradox : economic prosperity and the hardening of attitudes

The West is currently in the grip of a perfect storm: a lingering economic recession, a global refugee crisis, declining faith in multiculturalism, and the rise of populist anti-immigration parties. These developments seem to confirm the widely held view that hardship and poverty lead to social unre...

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Main Authors: Mols, Frank, Jetten, Jolanda (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2017
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • national, regional and local trends
  • Development aid, charitable giving and economic prosperity
  • The relative nature of wealth
  • Towards and explanation of the wealth paradox: introducing social identity theorising
  • The wealth paradox explained
  • The missing link: crafty politicians galvanizing latent sentiments