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Inequality Reexamined

Amartya Sen - Law - 1995 - 207 pages
In this deft analysis, Amartya Sen argues that the dictum "all men are created equal" serves largely to deflect attention from the fact that we differ in age, gender, talents ...
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The Impact of Inequality: How to Make Sick Societies Healthier

Richard G. Wilkinson - Medical - 2005 - 355 pages
"The Impact of Inequality presents a radical theory of the psychosocial impact of class stratification, with particular emphasis on health and the quality of societal relations ...
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Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy

Peter Brown, Geoffrey Garver - Business & Economics - 2009 - 216 pages
Our current economic system is unsustainable. Its fundamental elementsunlimited growth and endless wealth accumulationfly in the face of the fact that the Earths resources are ...
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Sickness and Wealth: The Corporate Assault on Global Health

Meredith P. Fort, Mary Anne Mercer, Oscar Gish - Business & Economics - 2004 - 237 pages
In this powerful and accessible collection of new essays, international scholars and activists examine how official and corporate actors of globalization-including ...
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Bozo Sapiens: Why to Err is Human

Ellen Kaplan, Michael Kaplan - Philosophy - 2010 - 304 pages
A lighthearted survey of the science of mistakes by the authors of Chances Are reveals how the human race is hard-wired to get things wrong in countless ways, citing such ...
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Eat Here: Reclaiming Homegrown Pleasures in a Global Supermarket

Brian Halweil - Nature - 2004 - 236 pages
An examination of food transportation practices throughout America and the rest of the world evaluates the economic and social costs of eating non-locally produced foods ...
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Jazz: a history of America's music

Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns - History - 2000 - 489 pages
Text and photographs reveal the history of jazz and celebrate the contributions of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, John Coltrane, and other artists.
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