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The spirit level why greater equality makes societies stronger

Author: Richard G Wilkinson; Kate Pickett
Publisher: New York London Oxford New Delhi Sydney Bloomsbury Press 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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The end of an era -- Poverty or inequality? -- How inequality gets under the skin -- Community life and social relations -- Mental health and drug use -- Physical health and life expectancy -- Obesity : wider income gaps, wider waists -- Educational performance -- Teenage births : recycling deprivation -- Violence : gaining respect -- Imprisonment and punishment -- Social mobility : unequal opportunities --  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard G Wilkinson; Kate Pickett
ISBN: 9781608193417 1608193411 9781608190362 1608190366
OCLC Number: 1158402732
Accession No: (DE-627)1668696444 (DE-599)KXP1668696444 (OCoLC)1158402732
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: xxi, 374 Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme
Responsibility: Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.

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The end of an era -- Poverty or inequality? -- How inequality gets under the skin -- Community life and social relations -- Mental health and drug use -- Physical health and life expectancy -- Obesity : wider income gaps, wider waists -- Educational performance -- Teenage births : recycling deprivation -- Violence : gaining respect -- Imprisonment and punishment -- Social mobility : unequal opportunities -- Dysfunctional societies -- Our social inheritance -- Equality and sustainability -- Building the future.

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