Social inequality, responsibility and responsiveness of research

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Edson Ronaldo Guarido Filho


Inequality is one of the classic problems of the social sciences. It is recurrently associated with
the phenomenon of social stratification because it manifests itself as a hierarchical and unequal
arrangement of positions based on socially defined features, such as power, property, and prestige (Eisenstadt, 1995) or as a “structure of regularized inequalities” (Almeida, 1984, p. 175). Although concerns over the economic basis of income and class inequality predominate, attention on the subject has been intensified by its association with other dimensions, such as gender, race, and ethnicity (Dodd, Lamont, & Savage, 2017).


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GUARIDO FILHO, E. R. Social inequality, responsibility and responsiveness of research. RAE - Revista de Administracao de Empresas , [S. l.], v. 58, n. 5, p. 511–516, 2018. DOI: 10.1590/S0034-759020180507. Disponível em: Acesso em: 22 feb. 2024.


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