Affluenza: How Over-consumption is Killing Us-and How to Fight Back (BOK)

John De Graaf, David Wann, Thomas H. Naylor

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New Edition, Revised and Updated. affluenza, n. a painful, contagious, socially transmitted condition of overload, debt, anxiety, and waste resulting from the dogged pursuit of more. We tried to warn you! The 2008 economic collapse proved how resilient and dangerous affluenza can be. Now in its third edition, this book can safely be called prophetic in showing how problems ranging from loneliness, endless working hours, and family conflict to rising debt, environmental pollution, and rampant commercialism are all symptoms of this global plague. The new edition traces the role overconsumption played in the Great Recession, discusses new ways to measure social health and success (such as the Gross Domestic Happiness index), and offers policy recommendations to make our society more simplicity-friendly. The underlying message isn't to stop buying - it's to remember, always, that the best things in life aren't things.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter David Wann, John De Graaf, Thomas H. Naylor
Forlag
Business Expert Press
ISBN 9781609949273
Antall sider 288 Dimensjoner 17cm x 23,6cm x 1,8cm
Vekt 456 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Consumerism