Gunnar Myrdal


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Swedish economist (1898-1987)

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In using an expression like "underclass," Gunnar Myrdal wanted to point out that some people drop so far out of the bottom of the social order that they are not part of the human community in any meaningful way at all.
Gunnar Myrdal, speaking out of the caste system in India, found that no amount of technical solutions can work within the disincentives posed by systemic inequality.
When the economist Gunnar Myrdal was researching his book Asian Drama, his classic investigation into Asian poverty, he found that one subject was "almost taboo" among scholars and planners.
Yet as he tells the story of the evolution of American thinking about the black ghettoprimarily through the lens of successive generations of academic sociologists, from Gunnar Myrdal to William Julius Wilsonthe Jewish ghetto refuses to disappear.
The editors have organized the eleven contributions that make up the main body of the text in four parts devoted to Gunnar Myrdal, diversity in the making of welfare states, EuropeAEs current dilemma, and the globalization of the American dilemma.
Gunnar Myrdal was later to become MP of the Swedish Parliament and professor of economy was to influence Alf Ross' academic approach in various ways, but his main impact was in guiding Ross towards a political alignment with the Social Democrat party.
This itself is a powerful rebuke to the assumptions of white liberals like Irving Howe and Gunnar Myrdal, who saw the ways that black life had been shaped by historical circumstances, but failed to understand the way that white lives were inescapably shaped by quite different, though thoroughly damaging, operations of power.
Several texts on the psychological and sociological effects of segregation, including An American Dilemma by Gunnar Myrdal, were also cited.
If the benevolent autocratic argument had a senior economist champion, then that person, we learn from The Tyranny of Experts, was the 1974 co-Nobel Prize-winner Gunnar Myrdal.
Os Estados de bem-estar social foram desenvolvidos principalmente na Europa, a partir dos principios defendidos pela teoria da social-democracia, a partir das orientacoes doutrinarias do economista e sociologo sueco Karl Gunnar Myrdal.
China was two years away from launching the devastating Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, Vietnam was at war and would remain so for more than another decade, South Korea was still at least 10 years away from achieving any noticeable economic ascent; indeed, in the late 1960s, the state of Asia could be encapsulated in the title and subtitle of a 1968 three-volume opus by Economics Laureate Gunnar Myrdal, Asian Drama: An Inquiry Into the Poverty of Nations.
The title of the book references The American Dilemma, the classic 1944 book by Swedish sociologist and economist Gunnar Myrdal.
David Laidler, in his all-too-brief chapter 4, sheds some light on the circumstances, reporting on a 1973 exchange between Herbert Giersch and Erik Lundberg on the need to compensate for the award of the Prize to Gunnar Myrdal by finding a joint recipient who was neither Swedish nor social democratic.
One of Lord Russell's close friends, Professor Gunnar Myrdal, chairman of the International Peace Research Institute, said, "Bertrand Russell saw the fatal role in history played by the stupidity of man, his ignorance and lack of human decency.
In 1974, Hayek shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Gunnar Myrdal for his "pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and .