WHY WE CAN'T AFFORD THE RICH
Winner of the 2015 British Academy Peter Townsend Prize
Economy & Politics
Bristol U.P. - Policy Press
All except China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan
Rights sold: German, Swedish
Andrew Sayer is Professor of Social Theory and Political Economy at Lancaster University, UK. He has a long- standing interest in moral economy and has written several books on political economy, inequality, class, and philosophy and ethics, including Radical Political Economy: A Critique (Blackwell, 1995); The Moral Significance of Class (2005) and Why Things Matter to People: Social Science, Values and Ethical Life (2011) (both Cambridge University P
"This is a quietly angry book, full of facts and figures that show the rich to be a major cause of the inequality that Wilkinson and Pickett revealed in their book The Spirit Level and of the injustice that Danny Dorling described in his book Injustice." _Citizen's Income Trust "The value of Sayer's account lies in his readable and persuasive attack on the idea that the very richest have accumulated their wealth fairly and deserve to be allowed to accumulate more." ...