The Spirit Level
Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett
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The Spirit Level: why equality is better for everyone
Why do we mistrust people more in the UK than in Japan? Why do Americans have higher rates of teenage pregnancy than the French? What makes the Swedish thinner than the Australians? The answer: inequality.
This groundbreaking book, based on years of research, provides hard evidence to show:
Urgent, provocative and genuinely uplifting, The Spirit Level has been heralded as providing a new way of thinking about ourselves and our communities, and could change the way you see the world.