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 promotes instead individual interests against societal interests. As the danger of individualism increasingly constitutes a fundamental community burden, it significantly compromises 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. This book examines the impact of globalization and social inequality through an analysis of the impact on society in Nigeria. (Series: Sociology / Soziologie - Vol. 80)Due to new changes in the social system especially in international production and technological innovations, globalization ... Various theories have so far been employed by sociologists and political scientists to investigate the developmental crisis as it ... 1. http://www.international.ucla.edu/media/files/57.pdf [accessed: 12.
|Title||:||Globalization and Social Inequality|
|Author||:||John Chidubem Nwaogaidu|
|Publisher||:||LIT Verlag Münster - 2013|