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Author Wilkinson, Richard G.

Title The spirit level : why greater equality makes societies stronger / Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Bloomsbury Press, [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  306.01 WIL    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Adult Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  305.01 WIL    AVAILABLE
Edition First American edition.
Description xv, 330 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-297) and index.
Contents 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.
Subject Equality.
Social mobility.
Quality of life.
Social policy.
Added Author Pickett, Kate.
ISBN 9781608190362 hardcover alkaline paper
1608190366 hardcover

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