Affluenza The All-Consuming Epidemic

ISBN-10: 1576751996
ISBN-13: 9781576751992
Edition: 2002
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/9/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

This text is about personal, social, economic and environmental costs of over-consumption, and what we can do to beat the 'all-consuming bug'. This revision presents symptoms, historical and cultural origins, and proven cures which address today's 'affluenza' with a new urgency, but also hope for recovery.

Foreword to the First Edition
Foreword to the Second Edition
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Symptoms
Shopping Fever
A Rash of Bankruptcies
Swollen Expectations
Chronic Congestion
The Stress Of Excess
Family Convulsions
Dilated Pupils
Community Chills
An Ache for Meaning
Social Scars
Resource Exhaustion
Industrial Diarrhea
The Addictive Virus
Dissatisfaction Guaranteed
Causes
Original Sin
An Ounce of Prevention
The Road Not Taken
An Emerging Epidemic
The Age of Affluenza
Is There a (Real) Doctor in the House?
Treatment
The Road to Recovery
Bed Rest
Aspirin and Chicken Soup
Fresh Air
The Right Medicine
Back to Work
Vaccinations and Vitamins
Political Prescriptions
Annual Check-Ups
Healthy Again
Notes
Bibliography and Sources
Index
About the Contributors
About Redefining Progress

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