1 Just how unequal are we today? 6
2 Why do we put up with inequality? 20
3 Some big lies on which a bigger one floats 27
4 Words against deeds: an afterthought . . . 90
- Zygmunt Bauman is one of the most original and influential social thinkers of out time.
- Renowned sociologist, Zygmunt Bauman, reflects upon the startling and worrying facts of social inequality of which we have become so conscious in the last decade.
- Bauman debunks a number of common and widespread myths that support inequality - including the idea that the richness of the few benefits everyone.
- Anyone interested in the role of greed and inequality in society will be compelled to read this book.