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Low Income, Inferior Education

Twenty-First-Century Political Science and Inequality of Political Resources
  • Rainer EisfeldEmail author
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Abstract

As if palpable tendencies toward mendocracy in the United States and the United Kingdom were not enough, a World Bank inequality specialist attested to the former country that it was sliding from democracy toward “plutocracy”, for it “empower[s] the rich politically to a much greater extent than the middle class or the poor” (Milanovic 2016: 194, 199). Nota bene, this was written before Donald Trump’s cabinet assumed office.

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  1. 1.Fachbereich 1Osnabrück UniversityOsnabrückGermany

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