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Unhealthy Societies: The Afflictions of Inequality

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Among the developed countries it is not the richest societies which have the best health, but those which have the smallest income differences between rich and poor. Inequality and relative poverty have absolute effects: they increase death rates. But why? How can smaller income differences raise average life expectancy? Using examples from the USA, Britain, Japan and Eastern Europe, and bringing together evidence from the social and medical sciences, Unhealthy Socities provides the explanation. Healthy, egalitarian ...

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Unhealthy Societies: The Afflictions of Inequality
1996, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415092357

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Unhealthy Societies: The Afflictions of Inequality
1996, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415092340

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