Göran Therborn University of Cambridge, UK
is Professor of Sociology at the University of Göteborg, Sweden. His previous books include The Ideology of Power and the Power of Ideology
(1980), Why Some Peoples are More Unemployed than Others
(1986) and Can the Welfare State Compete?
(with A. Pfaller & L. Gough, 1991). He is a former President of the Nordic Sociological Association.