Although most traditional economic theory puts the individual at the centre of analysis, more recent approaches have acknowledged the importance of a wider sense of identity as a determinant of individual behaviour. Whether it is ethnicity, religion or gender, group membership is a central part of human life. This book presents new advances in areas which consider both the individual and the group when measuring inequalities and well-being.section looks at polarization in a multi-group context and links it to the potential for conflict. ... 50 per cent to 150 per cent (see Davis and Huston, 1992) and two- thirds to four-thirds of mena#39;s median weekly earnings (see Lawrence, 1984).
|Title||:||The Measurement of Individual Well-Being and Group Inequalities|
|Author||:||Joseph Deutsch, Jacques Silber|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-07-31|