In writing the Measure of America book, Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis analyzed data across racial/ethnic groups, educational levels, geographic region, and other groupings to uncover the patterns surrounding our society’s well-being, or lack thereof. The results of looking at societies through the more human-centered lens of the Human Development Index are often startling.
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Source: Kristen Lewis and Sarah Burd-Sharps. The Measure of America 2010-2011. New York: The New York University Press, 2010.