UNICEF Social Inclusion, Policy and Budgeting

The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality makes Societies Stronger

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AUTHOR Bill Kerry, Kate E. Pickett and Richard Wilkinson
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TYPE Thematic Report
DATE 2010
TOPIC Child poverty and disparities
LANGUAGE English
ABSTRACT

Authors of the book The Spirit Level  set out to find an explanation for problems with social gradients; that is, problems that are worst among the poorest in society, but also show a gradient across the whole society. Problems with social gradients include health, violent crime and educational failure. Also available in French and Spanish.


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