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Unequal society

Unequal society

a challenge to public health : a source book on poverty and health for students, health professionals and community workers.

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Published by City of Toronto Dept. of Public Health in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public health -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Statistics.,
  • Toronto (Ont.) -- Economic conditions -- Statistics.,
  • Toronto (Ont.) -- Poor -- Health and hygiene -- Statistics.,
  • Toronto (Ont.) -- Social conditions -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe Unequal society (Motion picture)
    ContributionsToronto (Ont.). Dept. of Public Health.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA450T6 U54 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20801709M

    The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better is a book by Richard G. Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, published in by Allen Lane. The book is published in the US by Bloomsbury Press (December, ) with the new sub-title: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger. It was then published in a paperback second edition (United Kingdom) in November by Penguin Books. About the Book: The volume brings together papers presented at a Seminar organized by the Indian Institute of Advanced Study in late Participants in the Seminar included hi.

      Although Joseph Stiglitz has a reputation as one of the most prominent defenders of big government, I found much to agree with in his book, The Price of does appear to me that throughout the political spectrum, from left to right, there is a substantial consensus that government is the cause of many of the problems people perceive. The disagreement is over how to solve those. George Hull (ed.) The Equal Society: Essays in Theory and Practice. Published: George Hull (ed.), The Equal Society: Essays in Theory and Practice, Rowman and Littlefield, , pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Valentin Beck, Freie Universität Berlin.

    Get this from a library! Unequal societies. [Roland Benabou; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: This paper aims to explain the significant variations in the social contract observed across nations. It shows how countries with similar technologies and preferences, as well as equally.   New Delhi: A new book, 'The Billionaire Raj', paints a revealing portrait of the rise of India's new billionaire class and places it against the backdrop of the "radically unequal society" that is found in the country.


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