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John Chidubem Nwaogaidu
Globalization and Social Inequality
An Empirical Study of Nigerian Society
Reihe: Soziologie
Bd. 80, 2013, 392 S., 44.90 EUR, 44.90 CHF, br., ISBN 978-3-643-90323-5

Globalization tends to promote global homogenization of cultures, but its integration processes and interaction systems are hampered by unequal participation, governed by the ethos of capitalism. This ethos rather promotes individual interests against societal interests. As the danger of individualism increasingly constitutes a fundamental community burden, it significantly extends to the nation-state, threatening the social formation and relational outcomes. Therefore, socially integrated societies with collective initiatives, managed by interventionist public institutions with regulative mechanisms and good governance, have more potential for equitable development and economic growth

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