Episode 47: Political Cleavages & Social Inequalities w/ Amory Gethin

Episode 47: Political Cleavages & Social Inequalities w/ Amory Gethin

How are winning coalitions formed in democracies? Do the same variables apply, or does each democracy have its own unique circumstances that form along political cleavages to create a winning majority? How do these political cleavages worsen or mitigate social inequality? Amory Gethin, manager of the World Political Cleavages and Social Inequality Database and co-author of the exhaustive new volume "Political Cleavages and Social Inequalities: A Study of 50 Democracies, 1948-2020" joins Democracy Nerd to discuss these issues.

Political Cleavages and Social Inequalities: A Study of Fifty Democracies, 1948-2020 (Powells.com)

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