Overspent American Why We Want What We Don't Need

ISBN-10: 0060977582

ISBN-13: 9780060977580

Edition: 1999

Authors: Juliet B. Schor
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Description: The Overspent American explores why so many of us feel materially dissatisfied, why we work staggeringly long hours and yet walk around with ever-present mental "wish lists" of things to buy or get, and why Americans save less than virtually anyone in the world. Unlike many experts, Harvard economist Juliet B. Schor does not blame consumers' lack of self-discipline. Nor does she blame advertisers. Instead she analyzes the crisis of the American consumer in a culture where spending has become the ultimate social art.

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Book details

List price: $13.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/7/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction
Communicating with Commodities: How What We Buy Speaks Volumes
The Visible Lifestyle: American Symbols of Status
When Spending Becomes You
The Downshifter Next Door
Learning Diberot's Lesson: Stopping the Upward Creep of Desire
Will Consuming Less Wreck the Economy?
Bibliography
Organizations
Notes
Index
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