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The Great Divide


The Great Divide

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The Great Divide is a GlobalPost collection of stories, graphics and videos that explores the nature, causes, and consequences of growing economic inequality. Although primarily centered on the U.S., it also addresses inequality in diverse locations, including cities in the UK, Brazil, Nigeria, India, Thailand, and Russia. Of special interest is the comparative examination of paired U.S. cities with foreign cities having the same level of economic inequality.     
Material Type: Collection
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: February 11, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 13, 2015
Submitter: michael miller
Keywords: gini coefficient, poverty, inequality, global


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
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Language: English
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