The work of Richard Wilkinson has been hugely important to the development of the Socialist Health Association’s policies and approach to the world. We are proud to have supported his work and some of his early publications are available on this site.
Dear David Ennals 1976
The letter to New Society which helped to launch the Black Report.
Health, Wealth and Poverty conference 1992
Income and Health
Allison Quick and Richard Wilkinson‘s book Income and Health was the fourth of a series of five reports commissioned jointly by Ruskin College Oxford and the Socialist Health Association in 1984. It was published in 1991. The text is reproduced by permission and without amendment except that the footnotes have been inserted into the main body of the text and the 71 bibliographical references have been omitted.
- Income and health: the evidence
- Inequalities in health
- How income affects health
- Public health policies for the future
- Reforming social security
- Reforming taxation
Social Determinants of Health Book Review 2000
Reducing Inequality 2008 Verbatim transcript of Richard Wilkinson’s contribution
Professor Wilkinson’s later work is documented at the Equality Trust.