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Robert Putnam on Inequality and Opportunity

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Robert Putnam explores the cultural and economic factors that are contributing to the persistence of inequality, and asks: what can be done to address the widening ‘opportunity gap’.

In this excerpt from the event 'Closing the Opportunity Gap', distinguished political scientist, Professor Robert Putnam shares the key insights from this work, explores the cultural and economic factors that are contributing to the persistence of inequality, and considers what practically can be done to address the widening ‘opportunity gap’.

 

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