Inequalities and disparities in globalised Asia

Koichi Hasegawa, Chika Shinohara

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    Globalisation and social inequalities are the central research interests of a number of scholars in the world today. This Special Issue, Social Stratification Studies in East Asia, offers selected papers presented at the Tohoku University - National University of Singapore Joint Forum of Sociology and Stratification Studies held in Singapore in February 2009. This journal issue introduces five enthusiastic research projects presented at the forum on a variety of social stratification issues. These papers highlight the studies of sociologists who delve into inequalities and disparities in globalised Asia today.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)5-8
    Number of pages4
    JournalAsian Journal of Social Science
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jan 1


    • East Asia
    • globalisation
    • social stratification

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Social Sciences(all)


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