The lottery of birth
The lottery of birth

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The lottery of birth

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This free course was written by Pam Foley.

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Figure 2 © UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Figure 3 © Handout (via gettyimages.co.uk)

Figure 4 © dabldy (via iStockPhoto.com)

Figure 5 adapted from: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (2013) Inequality Matters: Report of the World Social Situation [online]. Available at http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/publications/world-social-situation-2013.htm.

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Figures 9 and 10 adapted from Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institute

Figure 11 adapted from: http://g-mond.parisschoolofeconomics.eu/topincomes

Figure 12 Trends in redistribution in selected countries, 1990, 2000, 2007 and 2011. Adapted from: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (2013) Inequality Matters: Report of the World Social Situation. Available at http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/publications/world-social-situation-2013.html Trends in redistribution in selected countries, 1990, 2000, 2007 and 2011 graph - Source: UN (2013), calculations based on data from Solt, Fredrick, (2009).

Figure 13 © Andy Davey - First published in The Sun, 2010

Figure 14 Byron in Flickr https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

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Video

1 Introduction: The heart of the issue: early childhood development: courtesy © UNICEF Innocenti www.unicef-irc.org

1.2.2 Extract from ‘Why poverty: four born every second’ (2012, BBC Four) © Century Films Ltd

1.3 Wealth inequality in the UK (2013): courtesy © Inequality Briefing http://www.inequalitybriefing.org/

1.3.2 The spirit level. Courtesy of TED https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/

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