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The culture of excess, how America lost self-control and why we need to redefine success, J.R. Slosar

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The culture of excess, how America lost self-control and why we need to redefine success, J.R. Slosar
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
The culture of excess
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
335711009
Responsibility statement
J.R. Slosar
Sub title
how America lost self-control and why we need to redefine success
Summary
The Culture of Excess is the first book to assess the impact of economic and social factors on the nation's psychological well-being. Narcissism, productive narcissism, psychopathy, rigidity and self destruction, perfectionism, the illusion of success, and identity achievement all come into play as Slosar diagnoses the psychological drivers behind this indulgent age, offering his prescription for helping "Generation Me" become "Generation We."--Publisher description
Table Of Contents
Cultural narcissism 2.0 -- Marketplace mania -- Digital coping: loss, reality, and self-deception -- (Un)meaningful comparisons -- Health care: waste, excess, and brokers -- Social narcissism: images, reality, and heroes -- Multiple identity: isn't that special -- Generation we
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