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  • Louis XIV

    2nd Edition

    By Richard Wilkinson

    Louis XIV ruled France for more than half a century and is typically remembered for his absolutism, his patronage of the arts and his lavish lifestyle – culminating in the building of Versailles. This original and lively biography focuses on Louis’s personal life while keeping the needs of the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Health and Inequality

    Edited by Kate Pickett, Richard Wilkinson

    Some groups of people are healthier than others. Overwhelmingly, for almost all kinds of morbidity and mortality, groups at the bottom of the social scale are less healthy than those at the top. But this simple observation describes a complex phenomenon that has become a major focus of research,…

    Hardback – 2008-10-14
    Routledge
    Major Themes in Health and Social Welfare

  • The Impact of Inequality

    How to Make Sick Societies Healthier

    By Richard G. Wilkinson

    In this book, pioneering social epidemiologist Richard Wilkinson, shows how inequality affects social relations and well-being. In wealthy countries, health is not simply a matter of material circumstances and access to health care; it is also how your relationships and social standing make you…

    Paperback – 2005-06-09
    Routledge

  • Unhealthy Societies

    The Afflictions of Inequality

    By Richard G. Wilkinson

    Among the developed countries it is not the richest societies which have the best health, but those which have the smallest income differences between rich and poor. Inequality and relative poverty have absolute effects: they increase death rates. But why? How can smaller income differences raise…

    Paperback – 1996-09-12
    Routledge

  • Health and Social Organization

    Towards a Health Policy for the 21st Century

    Edited by David Blane, Eric Brunner, Richard Wilkinson

    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…

    Paperback – 1996-09-05
    Routledge

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