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The Anxieties of Affluence: Critiques of American Consumer Culture, 1939-1979

Daniel Horowitz - Business & Economics - 2004 - 339 pages
This work charts the reactions of prominent American writers to the unprecedented prosperity of the decades following World War II. It begins with an examination of Lewis ...
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Vance Packard & American Social Criticism

Daniel Horowitz - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 375 pages
Traces the influence of Packard's early life on his works on social criticism and notes his viewpoints in the context of a writer lacking academic affiliation
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Consuming Pleasures: Intellectuals and Popular Culture in the Postwar World

Daniel Horowitz - History - 2012 - 504 pages
How is it that American intellectuals, who had for 150 years worried about the deleterious effects of affluence, more recently began to emphasize pleasure, playfulness, and ...
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The morality of spending: attitudes toward the consumer society in America ...

Daniel Horowitz - Business & Economics - 1985 - 254 pages
A brilliant history of American misgivings about the consequences of their comfort, affluence, and luxury. An illuminating study, intelligent and perceptive...full of ...
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Vance Packard and American Social Criticism

Daniel Horowitz - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 400 pages
Vance Packard's bestselling books--Hidden Persuaders (1957), Status Seekers (1959), and Waste Makers (1960)--taught the generation that came of age in the late 1950s and early ...
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Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War

Dayo F. Gore - History - 2011 - 242 pages
With the exception of a few iconic moments such as Rosa Parks’s 1955 refusal to move to the back of a Montgomery bus, we hear little about what black women activists did prior ...
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A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of ...

Stephanie Coontz - Social Science - 2011 - 248 pages
In 1963, Betty Friedan unleashed a storm of controversy with her bestselling book, The Feminine Mystique. Hundreds of women wrote to her to say that the book had transformed ...
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Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality

Anne Fausto-Sterling - Psychology - 2000 - 473 pages
Discusses the causes and determining factors of gender behavior differences and sexual identity, particularly biology and societal expectations, and argues that differences ...
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