Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Sep 1, 2005 - Political Science - 288 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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Chris_Bulin - LibraryThing
This could have been a good book, it is a topic we should all care about. Unfortunately, the premise was weak, there was no hook, they just kept smacking around that poor dead horse. I wanted this book to be revelatory, instead it was somnambulatory. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - auntieknickers - LibraryThing
I checked this book out because it was on a list that appeared, I think, in the Food and Drink issue of the New York Times Magazine. (You'll see many others in my current or recent reading list.) I ... Read full review