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Reflective Living

The Spirit Level

The Spirit Level
Resource Type
Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett
Penguin (London, 2009)
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The Spirit Level - Why Equality is Better for Everyone

This ground breaking book, based on years of research, provides had evidence to show:

  • How almost everything - from life expectancy to mental illness, violence to illiteracy - is affected not by how wealthy a society is, but how equal it is
  • That societies with a bigger gap between rich and poor are bad for everyone in them - including the well-off
  • How we can find positive solutions and move towards a happier, fairer future

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