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The Resource Affluenza : when too much is never enough, Clive Hamilton and Richard Denniss

Affluenza : when too much is never enough, Clive Hamilton and Richard Denniss

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Affluenza : when too much is never enough
Title
Affluenza
Title remainder
when too much is never enough
Statement of responsibility
Clive Hamilton and Richard Denniss
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • The Western world is in the grip of a consumption binge that is unique in human history. We aspire to the life-styles of the rich and famous at the cost of family, friends and personal fulfilment. Rates of stress, depression and obesity are up as we wrestle with the emptiness and endless disappointments of the consumer life
  • 'Affluenza' pulls no punches, claiming our whole society is addicted to over-consumption. It tracks how much Australians overwork, the growing mountains of stuff we throw out, the drugs we take to 'self-medicate' and the real meaning of 'choice'. Fortunately there is a cure....
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Hamilton, Clive
Dewey number
303.4
Illustrations
charts
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Denniss, Richard
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  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Wealth
  • Consumer behavior
  • Quality of life
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Australia
Target audience
general
Label
Affluenza : when too much is never enough, Clive Hamilton and Richard Denniss
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references : p. 195-209
Control code
000027211942
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
ix, 224 p.
Isbn
9781741146714
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:
Other physical details
charts
Label
Affluenza : when too much is never enough, Clive Hamilton and Richard Denniss
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references : p. 195-209
Control code
000027211942
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
ix, 224 p.
Isbn
9781741146714
Isbn Type
:
Other physical details
charts

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