Wealth and Income

  • Gerard O’Donnell
Part of the Macmillan Master Series book series (MACMMA)


Usually a higher class position means that the person concerned is richer either through earnings or investment — this ‘wealth’ is the accumulation of money or property in its many forms. Wealth buys access to ‘life’s chances’: health care; education; housing; holidays. These life chances may thus influence such factors as expectation of life; infant mortality; height and weight of children; illness or school achievement.


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© Gerard O’Donnell 1988

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