Our results indicate that cross-country differences in income inequality alone does not explain for much of the variations in child labour worldwide.
The authoritarian government of the past exploited inequality among different ethnic groups, suppressing native languages and cultures.
Perhaps most important, inequality in the distribution of income and wealth means inequality in political and social power.
The underlying cause of growing discontent is the enormous degree of social inequality that has resulted from the introduction of capitalism in the former Soviet Union.
Never for a moment did they realize that the existing structure of society is the breeding ground of inequality , hatred and cruelty.
More generally, of course, economic inequality undermines social cohesion.
If you compare a violent society with a relatively peaceful one, the single biggest difference is income inequality .
The Gini coefficient ranges from 0 to 1 and measures the degree of income inequality .
The free market program implemented by successive governments has widened social inequality to an unprecedented degree.