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The conceptualization and measurement of social polarization

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  • Iñaki Permanyer, 2012. "The conceptualization and measurement of social polarization," The Journal of Economic Inequality, Springer;Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, vol. 10(1), pages 45-74, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jecinq:v:10:y:2012:i:1:p:45-74
    DOI: 10.1007/s10888-010-9143-2
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