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Author Kawachi, IchirĊ.

Title The health of nations : why inequality is harmful to your health / Ichiro Kawachi and Bruce P. Kennedy
Edition [Updated edition]
Published New York : New Press, 2006


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  362.1 Kaw/Hon 2006  AVAILABLE
 WATERFT HEALTH  362.1042 Kaw/Hon 2006  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 263 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Economic goals and "the permanent problem of the human race" -- Prosperity and happiness -- Prosperity and health -- Keeping up with the [Dow] Joneses -- Inequality : the private and public price we pay -- Stepping on the hedonic treadmill -- The social costs of consumption -- Politics and health
Analysis Health services
Health policy
Social impact
Australia overseas comparisons
Notes "Updated with a new afterword by Ichiro Kawachi"--[P. 4] of cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [231]-251) and index
Subject Social medicine.
Medical policy -- Social aspects.
Health services accessibility.
Equality -- Health aspects.
Author Kennedy, Bruce P.
ISBN 1565848969 paperback