Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2002 - Consumption (Economics) - 268 pages
In chapters with titles like "Swollen Expectations" and "A Rash of Bankruptcies, " Affluenza uses the whimsical metaphor of a disease to tackle a very serious subject: the damage done -- to our health, our families, our communities, and our environment -- by the obsessive quest for material gain. The authors examine the origins, evolution, and symptoms of the affluenza epidemic. But more importantly, they explore cures and suggest strategies for rebuilding families and communities and for restoring and respecting the earth.
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Affluenza: the all consuming epidemicUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
De Graaf, producer of the PBS documentaries Affluenza (1996) and Escape from Affluenza (1998); David Wann, a former EPA staffer and expert on sustainable lifestyles; and Thomas H. Naylor, professor ... Read full review
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Best book ever. EVERYONE should read this and I would recommend this book for a high school mustread before the kids go out into the real world. Read full review