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This Is What Inequality Looks Like - cover

This Is What Inequality Looks Like

Teo You Yenn

Publisher: Ethos Books

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER 
 
 
This New Edition of This Is What Inequality Looks Like by Teo You Yenn features a new Afterword by the author, and a Foreword by Kwok Kian Woon, Professor of Sociology at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. 
 
What is poverty? What is inequality? How are they connected? How are they reproduced? How might they be overcome? Why should we try? 
 
The way we frame our questions shapes the way we see solutions. This book does what appears to be a no-brainer task, but one that is missing and important: it asks readers to pose questions in different ways, to shift the vantage point from which they view ‘common sense,’ and in so doing, to see themselves as part of problems and potential solutions. This is a book about how seeing poverty entails confronting inequality. It is about how acknowledging poverty and inequality leads to uncomfortable revelations about our society and ourselves. And it is about how once we see, we cannot, must not, unsee.
Available since: 08/14/2022.
Print length: 312 pages.

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