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Report on the World Social Situation 2005

The Inequality Predicament

  • Author: UN, DESA
  • Publication date: August 2005
  • Page count: 174
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 05.IV.5

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ISBN: 9789211555424

About the product

The 2005 Report on the World Social Situation focuses on the international aspects of inequality. As emphasized by the ten-year review of the implementation of the Copenhagen Declaration and Programme of Action, there has been uneven progress in many areas of social development, with important regression in others. The main assumption of this report is that issues of equity and inequality have acquired such importance nowadays that it renders a difficult task to strengthen the development agenda without first addressing the segmentation of society that, among other reasons, rising levels of inequality have produced.