Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Wellbeing” as Want to Read:
The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Wellbeing
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Wellbeing

4.29  ·  Rating details ·  21 ratings  ·  5 reviews
A groundbreaking investigation of how inequality infects our minds and gets under our skin

Why is the incidence of mental illness in the UK twice that in Germany? Why are Americans three times more likely than the Dutch to develop gambling problems? Why is child wellbeing so much worse in New Zealand than Japan? As this groundbreaking study demonstrates, the answer to all t
...more
Hardcover, 325 pages
Published June 7th 2018 by Allen Lane
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Inner Level, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Inner Level

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-53
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Icabod
Jul 21, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good read. I never read The Spirit Level, however I still enjoyed reading this book. It brings an stoic and scientific tone of writing to a subject often mired in emotion.

The greatest strength of the book is the slow, logical (and often long) paths through complex problems common in society. If you ask people why they smoke, overwork, gamble or buy impractical sports cars, then they will often struggle to explain why they enjoy doing it. Linda Tirado tried (and i.m.o., failed miserably) to exp
...more
Lars Yencken
Oct 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An evidence-driven look at social gradients (income inequality) and the various negative effects in society as inequality increases. Surprisingly easy to read, and feels very important in our times. In the everyday descriptions of status anxiety and the various ways we try to claim respect from others, there's plenty to relate to.
지희 최
sdfadasdfasdf
Zheluo Cai
The Inner Level is a sequel to epidemiologists Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett’s earlier volume in 2009, The Spirit Level. Supported by numerous research outcomes from interdisciplinary fields in anthropology, psychiatry, psychology, sociology, and economic theories, they buttressed their conclusion that the effects of economic inequality are worse for everyone in areas encompassing public health, education, social mobility and environmental issues. Although blaming economic and social unequa ...more
Alice
rated it liked it
Nov 17, 2018
Kagebu
The Inner Level proves that inequality os having an affect on our health and conditions.
Fábio Botelho
rated it really liked it
Oct 14, 2018
Andrew Dalby
rated it it was amazing
Oct 07, 2018
Rebecka
rated it it was amazing
Aug 28, 2018
Sam Noon
rated it it was amazing
Sep 29, 2018
Samantha
rated it liked it
Jul 02, 2018
Josh
rated it it was amazing
Jan 02, 2019
Daria
rated it it was amazing
Aug 05, 2018
Mark Pedlar
rated it liked it
Dec 11, 2018
Laura
rated it really liked it
Dec 30, 2018
Melissa
rated it it was amazing
Oct 03, 2018
Viena
rated it it was amazing
Nov 07, 2018
Elinor Hurst
rated it it was amazing
Dec 29, 2018
RedSaab
rated it really liked it
Jul 02, 2018
Ben
rated it really liked it
Nov 07, 2018
Lane Hannah
rated it it was amazing
Jan 06, 2019
Jonathan William Minton
rated it really liked it
Dec 28, 2018
Nathan Jeffreys
rated it really liked it
Aug 15, 2018
Vicki Laws
marked it as to-read
May 22, 2018
Ryan
marked it as to-read
Jun 10, 2018
Carmelita
marked it as to-read
Jun 13, 2018
Lee
marked it as to-read
Jun 19, 2018
Elise
marked it as to-read
Jun 22, 2018
Barbara Darvall
marked it as to-read
Sep 09, 2018
Rubén
added it
Oct 10, 2018
Mihai
added it
Oct 14, 2018
R A
marked it as to-read
Nov 23, 2018
Emil
marked it as to-read
Dec 30, 2018
Helena Kvarnsell
marked it as to-read
Jan 14, 2019
Rochelle
marked it as to-read
Jun 03, 2018
Jack Allen
marked it as to-read
Jun 04, 2018
Ms K
marked it as to-read
Jun 05, 2018
Elizabeth
marked it as to-read
Jun 05, 2018
The Eighth Square
marked it as to-read
Jun 05, 2018
Mautadine
marked it as to-read
Jun 05, 2018
Ewoods
marked it as to-read
Jun 05, 2018
Chrystal
marked it as to-read
Jun 06, 2018
Gabriel
marked it as to-read
Jun 06, 2018
Katrina
marked it as to-read
Jun 06, 2018
Francisco
marked it as to-read
Jun 07, 2018
Simon
marked it as to-read
Jun 08, 2018
Marc Adam
marked it as to-read
Jun 08, 2018
John Tobin
marked it as to-read
Jun 08, 2018
Jamie F
marked it as to-read
Jun 09, 2018
Luis De
marked it as to-read
Jun 09, 2018
Will Gobey
marked it as to-read
Jun 09, 2018
Rajeeta Iyer
marked it as to-read
Jun 10, 2018
Noolie Teabaggins
marked it as to-read
Jun 10, 2018
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »