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Geography in the Second Gilded Age: investigating the worlds of the super-rich — by Iain Hay

September 11, 2014


photo: D Ramey Logan

photo: D Ramey Logan

The growth of global inequality has prompted geographers to discuss and analyse austerity and poverty; yet flanking these phenomena are the super-rich, growing increasingly rich and further removed from the societies in which they live, and wielding greater political power. Professor Iain Hay explains the role of geography in looking at the lives of the super-rich and the effect they have on everybody else.


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