The lottery of birth
The lottery of birth

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The lottery of birth

1.2.5 Lives on the Line

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So inequality within countries as well as between countries remains a major issue. For example, while life expectancy in the UK may be the longest ever and one of the longest in the world there are still wide differences even within the same city.

Life expectancies in London were added to a map of the London underground railway network. The results are incredibly interesting especially if you are reasonably familiar with London.

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In the next section, you will find out about educational inequalitites.

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