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'A profoundly important book whose findings challenge the preference for growth over equality' Richard Layard --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Richard Wilkinson has played a formative role in international research and his work has been published in 10 languages. He studied economic history at the London School of Economics before training in epidemiology and is Professor Emeritus at the University of Nottingham Medical School and Honorary Professor at University College London. Kate Pickett is a Professor of Epidemiology at the University of York and a National Institute for Health Research Career Scientist. She studied physical anthropology at Cambridge, nutritional sciences at Cornell and epidemiology at Berkeley before spending four years as an Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago. Her work, with Richard Wilkinson, on The Spirit Level was shortlisted for Research Project of the Year 2009 by the Times Higher Education Supplement, and their book was chosen as one of the Top Ten Books of the Decade, by the New Statesman.
This analysis of income inequality and its effects on societies worldwide is compelling. If politicians do not heed the conclusions, humanity will suffer.Published 19 months ago by J Douglas Wilson
Really enjoyed reading this novel, provided evidence to back up many things I had believed in quite some time. Read morePublished on Oct. 30 2012 by goucher19
I had to give a one star because i could not give nothing...! This book is not worth the paper it is written on: this is not the kind of wisdom, of sprit, we need in the world we... Read morePublished on Feb. 23 2012 by zirka