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Handbook on Wealth and the Super-Rich (Reprint) (Paperback)

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Fewer than 100 people own and control more wealth than 50 per cent of the world’s population. The Handbook on Wealth and the Super-Rich is a landmark multidisciplinary evaluation of both the lives and lifestyles of the super-rich, as well as the processes that underpin super-wealth generation and its unequal distribution. Drawing on international case studies, leading experts from across the social sciences offer 22 accessible and coherently organized chapters, which critically analyse a range of topics including:• the legitimacy of extreme wealth from a moral economic perspective• biographies of illicit super-wealth• London’s housing markets • how the very wealthy fly• the environmental consequences of super-rich lives• crafting immigration policies to attract the rich.Students and scholars studying a host of topics such as development studies, economics, geography, history, political science and sociology will find this book eminently engaging. It will also be of great interest to public commentators, charitable organizations and NGOs concerned with wealth and income distributions.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 482
Genre: Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub
Language: English
Street Date: July 28, 2017
TCIN: 53301988
UPC: 9781783474059
Item Number (DPCI): 248-61-1330
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