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the spirit level: why greater equality makes societies stronger by kate pickett and richard wilkinson hartmann

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  • The Spirit Level

    Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger

    Groundbreaking analysis showing that greater economic equality-not greater wealth-is the mark of the most successful societies, and offering new ways to achieve it."Get your hands on this book."-Bill MoyersThis groundbreaking book, based on thirty years' research, demonstrates that more unequal societies are bad for almost everyone within them-the well-off and the poor. The remarkable data the ... Read more

    $13.59 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Spirit Level

    Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger

    Narrated by Clive Chafer ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 27 min

    It is a well-established fact that in rich societies the poor have shorter lives and suffer more from almost every social problem. The Spirit Level, based on thirty years of research, takes this truth a step further. One common factor links the healthiest and happiest societies: the degree of equality among their members. Further, more unequal societies are bad for everyone within them-the rich ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • The Inner Level

    How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-Being

    A groundbreaking investigation of how inequality infects our minds and gets under our skinWhy are people more relaxed and at ease with each other in some countries than others? Why do we worry so much about what others think of us and often feel social life is a stressful performance? Why is mental illness three times as common in the USA as in Germany? Why is the American dream more of a reality ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Inner Level

    How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-Being

    Unabridged

    11 hours 29 min

    A groundbreaking investigation of how inequality infects our minds and gets under our skinWhy are people more relaxed and at ease with each other in some countries than others? Why do we worry so much about what others think of us and often feel social life is a stressful performance? Why is mental illness three times as common in the USA as in Germany? Why is the American dream more of a reality ... Read more

    $20.00 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • The No-Nonsense Guide to Equality

    by Danny Dorling ...
    series No-Nonsense Guides
    The No-Nonsense Guide to Equality discusses the positive effects that equality can have, using examples and case studies from across the globe, including many from the United States. It examines the lessons of history and covers race, gender and ethnicity, age, and wealth. Danny Dorling considers, realistically, just how equal it is possible to be, the challenges we face, and the factors that will ... Read more

    $10.79 USD

  • The Impact of Inequality

    How to Make Sick Societies Healthier

    A “powerful and provocative” inquiry into the relationship between societies’ inequality and their citizens’ health, happiness and well-being (Lisa Berkman, Harvard School of Public Health).Comparing the United States with other market democracies, and one American state with another, this book presents irrefutable evidence that inequality is a driver of poor health, social conflict, and violence. ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

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    Seamus Heaney III Collected Poems (published 1996-2010)

    The Spirit Level; Electric Light; District and Circle; Human Chain

    by Seamus Heaney ...
    Narrated by Seamus Heaney ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 27 min

    Volume Three of the definitive collection of Seamus Heaney reading his own work, recorded in in 2009 by RTE. Volume Three contains four collections published between 1996 and 2010: The Spirit Level, Electric Light, District and Circle and Human Chain. To the RTE recordings Faber has added live readings by the poet of eleven poems from his twelfth and final collection, Human Chain (2010). ... Read more

    $21.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • The Spirit Level

    Poems

    by Seamus Heaney ...
    In The Spirit Level, as ever with Seamus Heaney, personal memory and humble domestic objects -- a whitewash brush, a sofa, a swing -- are endowed with talismanic significance, and throughout the collection he addresses his growing concerns, which inevitably include the political situation in his native Northern Ireland, in a poetry that never ceases to be fluid, alert, and completely truthful. ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Historium

    With new foreword by Sir Tony Robinson

    by Jo Nelson ...
    Illustrated by Richard Wilkinson ...
    series Welcome To The Museum
    Welcome to the museum! Here you will find a collection of objects from ancient civilisations. Objects of beauty, objects of functionality, objects of war, objects of life, and objects of death and burial.As you wander from room to room, explore the magnificence of what civilisations have left behind over thousands of years of human history. ... Read more

    $15.89 USD

  • Health and Social Organization

    Towards a Health Policy for the 21st Century

    There is widespread recognition that the most powerful determinants of health today are to be found in social, economic and cultural circumstances. These include: ecnomic growth, income distribution, consumption, work oganisation, unemployment and job insecurity, social and family structure, education and deprivation, and they are all aspects of 'social organisation'. In ^Health and Social ... Read more

    $56.69 USD