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Reza Hemmati and Rasoul Abbasi Taghidizaj

cultural capital. Another variable he believes explains the percentage of inequality changes is the level of egalitarianism in the society that has a decreasing effect on inequality. That is, a greater tendency toward egalitarianism in society will lead to a fairer cultural capital (Chalabi 1996: 183

Sung Hee Ru

capitalist transformation, we must recognize that the horizontal integration of the nineteenth-century Chinese port city that paved the way for the acceleration of China’s capitalist transition. Although the relationship between Chinese port cities and the CWE is a central feature of this study, I do not

Samuel Clark

apparent that state formation, urbanization, and industrialization cannot be explained as processes internal to any country. Even the phylogenetic literature has been criticized for underestimating the horizontal diffusion of culture and institutions. So as to minimize this effect some phylogenetic

Ilkka Ruostetsaari

1990s have exerted the most effect on the political elite; indeed, this elite group has moved closer to other elites in terms of social background and horizontal mobility. Finally, how can we relate the changes in the Finnish elite structures to that of Scandinavian countries? In terms of history

Bibhuti Bhushan Malik

. To them, countries not having UN Security Council membership stagger with backwardness, poverty and inequality. Cornerstone of the next chapter is the effect global institutions have in changing the global governance system to reduce poverty and inequality. In this context, Catherine Weaver

Markéta Sedláčková and Jiří Šafr

trust has an influence on legitimacy but doesn’t change in time and membership in civic associations practically doesn’t show an effect, we consider the horizontal dimension of political culture to be at least to some extent a stable predictor of level of legitimacy. Therefore we confirm the first

Malcolm Brynin

The Interactive Effect on Employment of the Education of Spouses and Partners: Norway, Britain, and Germany MALCOLM BRYNIN ¤ ABSTRACT Using data from Norway (1970 and 1980), and Britain and Germany (1991) the hypothesis is tested that spouses and partners beneŽ t from each other’s education

Anja Osei

summarises the findings regarding the extent to which Ghanaian elite structures are conducive to democracy. 1 Elites and Democratisation This section introduces important concepts in elite sociology. Two dimensions are central to the relationship between elites and regimes: horizontal integration and

Claire Toynbee

will do well, while the Marxism of the Kremlin and the rigidities of positivist functionalism will suffer. Indigenous social science is promising in that it may achieve a horizontal platform of equal and collegial communication among social scientists on a global level, although the ethnocentrism of

Heiner Rindermann and Noah Carl

between cognitive ability and criminality. Correlations using different tests and various real world crimes are around r = −.23 (e.g. Cunha et al., 2006, p. 751, own reanalysis). Note that this correlation is due not only to a direct effect of cognitive ability (i.e., reflecting on the consequences of