Affluenza : the all-consuming epidemic / John de Graaf, David Wann, Thomas H. Naylor in association with Redefining Progress ; with new research by Pamela Rands ; illustrations by David Horsey ; new foreword by Vicki Robin

Author(s): De Graaf, John
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Subjects: United States--Social conditions--1980-
United States--Economic conditions--1981-2001
United States--Civilization--1970-
Quality of life--United States
Wealth--United States
Consumption (Economics)--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: San Francisco, CA : Berrett-Koehler ; Berkeley, CA : Publishers Group West [distributor], c2005
Series: BK currents book
LC Classification: H, HN
Table of Contents: Pt. 1. Symptoms 9
1. Shopping fever 11
2. A rash of bankruptcies 18
3. Swollen expectations 23
4. Chronic congestion 31
5. The stress of excess 38
6. Family convulsions 47
7. Dilated pupils 54
8. Community chills 63
9. An ache for meaning 72
10. Social scars 81
11. Resource exhaustion 89
12. Industrial diarrhea 100
13. The addictive virus 109
14. Dissatisfaction guaranteed 114
Pt. 2. Causes 125
15. Original sin 127
16. An ounce of prevention 133
17. The road not taken 139
18. An emerging epidemic 146
19. The age of affluenza 153
20. Is there a (real) doctor in the house? 160
Pt. 3. Treatment 171
21. The road to recovery 173
22. Bed rest 177
23. Aspirin and chicken soup 182
24. Fresh air 188
25. The right medicine 197
26. Back to work 206
27. Vaccinations and vitamins 214
28. Political prescriptions 221
29. Annual check-ups 234
30. Healthy again 242
Added Titles: Affluenza (Television program : 1997)
Escape from affluenza (Television program : 1998)
Alternate Title(s): Affluenza (Television program : 1997).
, Escape from affluenza (Television program : 1998).
Additional Authors: Wann, David
Naylor, Thomas H., 1936-
Redefining Progress (Organization)
Notes: LCCN: 2005045324
ISBN: 1576753573
EAN: 9781576753576
Based in part on the PBS television programs "Affluenza" and "Escape from Affluenza."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-275) and index
Physical Description: xxii, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 59003079
ISBN/ISSN: 1576753573
9781576753576

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