The Spirit Level

The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone

The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone

先週末にRichard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone*1を読了。

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Part One
Material Success, Social Failure
1 The end of an era
2 Poverty or inequality?
3 How inequality gets under the skin

Part Two The Costs of Inequality
4 Community life and social relations
5 Mental health and drug use
6 Physical health and life expectancy
7 Obesity: wider income gaps, wider waists
8 Educational performance
9 Teenage births: recycling deprivation
10 Vilence: gaining respect
11 Imprisonment and punishment
12 Social mobility: unequal opportunities

Part Three A Better Society
13 Dysfunctional societies
14 Our social ineritance
15 Equality and sustainability
16 Building the future

Postscript- research Meets Politics
The Equality Trust
Source of Data for the Indices of Health and Social Problems