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SOCIAL INEQUALITY

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in Twentieth-Century England by W. G. RUNCIMAN author of Social Science and Political Theory
2: The Pattern of Inequality
Ever since the Industrial Revolution there have been two views as to whether English society is growing more egalitarian. Some observers in Victorian England maintained that equality was steadily increasing. Others, notably Marx and Engels. maintained that the gap between rich and poor was steadily widening. In three talks W. G. Runciman attempts to apply some objective criteria to the situation in English society today
Second broadcast
The Demands of Justice: January 15

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