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Social Status: The Last Bastion of Discrimination

Thornton, Margaret


Despite the increasing inequality between rich and poor, there is resistance towards proscribing discrimination on the basis of socioeconomic status. This resistance is marked in Anglophone countries, namely, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the UK, the US, and South Africa, countries that are located in the high inequality/low mobility extreme in terms of socioeconomic status. lhis article argues that the resistance is associated with the embrace of neoliberalism, a political value system that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Anti-Discrimination Law Review
DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.3343001


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