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How much inequality? an inquiry into the "evidence"

George Polanyi

How much inequality? an inquiry into the "evidence"

by George Polanyi

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Published by Institute of Economic Affairs in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wealth -- Great Britain,
  • Income -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Statement George Polanyi, John B. Wood.
    SeriesResearch monographs -- 31, Research monographs (Institute of Economic Affairs (Great Britain)) -- 31
    ContributionsWood, John B.,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC260 W4 P64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination85 p.
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18527431M

    Inequality How much equality would you like If his survey had truly inquired into inequality “in terms of its effect on society as a whole”, as he claimed it did, the study would have been. Get this from a library! Inequalities in health: the evidence. [David Gordon; Great Britain. Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health.;] -- The 19 papers that were submitted as evidence to the Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health Chaired by Sir Donald Acheson.

    Inquiry into Inequalities in Health under the chairmanship of a former chief medical officer, Sir Donald Acheson.* The Acheson group, as had the Black report nearly two decades earlier, took the view that the causes of health inequalities were socioeco-nomic, were rooted in society, and not primarily the result of unequal access to health care.   The richest 10% of Americans earn half of all of income. In Britain, the top 10% hold 40% of all the income. Inequality is not just an issue for rich countries.

    A Discourse on Inequality book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. a strikingly original inquiry into much-explored issues of 18th-century (and subsequent) philosophy: We are born into society, born into inequality, from which there can be no hope of return. Judging from Rousseau's quoting of Locke, /5().   Editor —In their editorial Davey Smith et al welcome the report of the independent inquiry into inequalities in health but criticise it for not sufficiently tackling the underlying causes of health inequalities, which they see as following from inequalities in wealth, material resources, and especially income. 1 As partial evidence they refer to the simultaneous increase in income.


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an enquiry into the 'evidence' by Polanyi, George. Publication date Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on Aug SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Inequalities in health: The evidence presented to the Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health, chaired by Sir Donald Acheson, Gordon, Shaw, Dorling.

BUY. Paper $ ISBN: Published October For sale in North and South America only. The Acheson Inquiry was the most important government-backed examination into inequalities in health in the past 20 years.

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The Acheson Inquiry was the most important government-backed examination into inequalities in health in the past 20 years. However, much of the detailed evidence presented to the Inquiry has not been published - until now.

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The inquiry, commissioned by the newly elected Labour government in and chaired by Sir Donald Acheson, reviewed the evidence on inequalities in health in England in order to identify.

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S. “Tainted,” but still serving on.In the light of this evidence the authors put forward social policies which will reduce the health gap in the widening gap synthesises all the information available to date and should be read alongside the report of the evidence presented to the Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health (Inequalities in health, The Policy Press Format: Paperback.

Much of the heavy lifting of analysis and argument has already been done in the previous book, and this one contains more opinion, speculation and arguable interpretation of evidence, as the.