(2008). Global inequality, poverty and wealth.
In: Ridge, Tess and Wright, Sharon eds.
Understanding inequality, poverty and wealth: Policies and prospects.
Understanding welfare: Social issues, policy and practice.
Bristol, UK: Policy Press, pp. 81–101.
• Reviews the varied meanings of poverty and inequality in a global context
• Distinguishes between international and global measures of inequality;
• Examines current data on the distribution of income and wealth worldwide
• Shows that a very large section of the world’s wealth is concentrated in the top one tenth of one percent of the population
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