Health and wealth: how social and economic factors affect our well being

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Author: 
Monica Townson
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that the quality of life in a society is one of the most powerful determinants of health, and that researchers are discovering that it is not the richest countries that have the best health, but the most egalitarian.

ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAD.T69 1999
ISBN 1550286587
Notes: 
Review, Network Summer 1999: Health and Wealth: How Social and Economic Factors Affect Our Well Being argues that the quality of life in a society is one of the most powerful determinants of health, and that researchers are discovering that it is not the richest countries that have the best health, but the most egalitarian. Written by independent economic consultant Monica Townson.