The Spirit Level

It is common knowledge that, in rich societies, the poor have worse health and suffer more from almost every social problem. This book explains why inequality is the most serious problem societies face today.

The Spirit Level

The Spirit Level

It is common knowledge that, in rich societies, the poor have worse health and suffer more from almost every social problem. This book explains why inequality is the most serious problem societies face today.

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The Spirit Level
Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: Richard Wilkinson, Kate Pickett
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-05-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

It is common knowledge that, in rich societies, the poor have worse health and suffer more from almost every social problem. This book explains why inequality is the most serious problem societies face today.
The Spirit Level
Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: Richard Wilkinson, Kate Pickett
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-04 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Why do we mistrust people more in the UK than in Japan? Why do Americans have higher rates of teenage pregnancy than the French? What makes the Swedish thinner than the Greeks? The answer: inequality. This groundbreaking book, based on years of research, provides hard evidence to show: - How
The Spirit Level
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Kate Pickett, Richard Wilkinson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-04 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Why do we mistrust people more in the UK than in Japan? Why do Americans have higher rates of teenage pregnancy than the French? What makes the Swedish thinner than the Greeks? The answer: inequality. This groundbreaking book, based on years of research, provides hard evidence to show: - How
The Spirit Level
Language: en
Pages: 81
Authors: Seamus Heaney
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-13 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In The Spirit Level, as ever with Seamus Heaney, personal memory and humble domestic objects -- a whitewash brush, a sofa, a swing -- are endowed with talismanic significance, and throughout the collection he addresses his growing concerns, which inevitably include the political situation in his native Northern Ireland, in
The Inner Level
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Richard Wilkinson, Kate Pickett
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-07 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Why is the incidence of mental illness in the UK twice that in Germany? Why are Americans three times more likely than the Dutch to develop gambling problems? Why is child well-being so much worse in New Zealand than Japan? As this groundbreaking study demonstrates, the answer to all these

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