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The Resource Rich, free, and miserable : the failure of success in America, John Brueggemann

Rich, free, and miserable : the failure of success in America, John Brueggemann

Label
Rich, free, and miserable : the failure of success in America
Title
Rich, free, and miserable
Title remainder
the failure of success in America
Statement of responsibility
John Brueggemann
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Compared to much of the rest of the world, America and its citizens are rich. But many people are also deeply miserable--at work, at home, or both. In this provocative book, author John Brueggemann unpacks why so many people are struggling, both emotionally and financially, in a nation that looks so prosperous on the surface. From a hospital patient reduced to a balance sheet to a parent working such long hours that he misses dinner, Brueggemann argues that market thinking has permeated every corner of our lives. In the pursuit of more and better, relationships erode, to the detriment of indi
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brueggemann, John
Dewey number
306.0973/09051
Index
index present
LC call number
HN90.M6
LC item number
B783 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Civilization
  • Economic history
  • Moral conditions
  • Social conditions
  • United States
  • 21st century
  • Economic conditions
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Civilization
  • Moral conditions
  • Social conditions
  • Social Science
Label
Rich, free, and miserable : the failure of success in America, John Brueggemann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-227) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Missing the forest and most of the trees: what's useful and what's not in current conversations -- Some explanations -- Social change and continuity in U.S. history -- Triumph of the market -- Economic life: winning the rat race -- Civil life: cool iPods, rolling stops, and fighting dads -- Family life: frenzy and atomization -- Resetting the moral compass
Control code
659730070
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 233 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442200951
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612713712
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 271371
  • 9bf931c5-3cf7-4e44-be11-b6aed03057b2
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)659730070
Label
Rich, free, and miserable : the failure of success in America, John Brueggemann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-227) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Missing the forest and most of the trees: what's useful and what's not in current conversations -- Some explanations -- Social change and continuity in U.S. history -- Triumph of the market -- Economic life: winning the rat race -- Civil life: cool iPods, rolling stops, and fighting dads -- Family life: frenzy and atomization -- Resetting the moral compass
Control code
659730070
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 233 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442200951
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612713712
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 271371
  • 9bf931c5-3cf7-4e44-be11-b6aed03057b2
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)659730070

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