The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone’s Well-being
Why is the incidence of mental illness in the UK twice that in Germany? Why are Americans three times more likely than the Dutch to develop gambling problems? Why is child well-being so much worse in New Zealand than Japan? As this groundbreaking study demonstrates, the answer to all these hinges on inequality.
In The Spirit Level Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett put inequality at the centre of public debate
Wilkinson and Pickett describe how these responses to hierarchies evolved, and why the impacts of
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The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-BeingUser Review - Publishers Weekly
In this detailed and wide-ranging book, Wilkinson and Pickett, British epidemiologists and authors of The Spirit Level, argue that income inequality causes a society “a greater burden of health and ... Read full review