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The Resource Desperately seeking self-improvement : a year inside the optimization movement, Carl Cederstrom and Andre Spicer

Desperately seeking self-improvement : a year inside the optimization movement, Carl Cederstrom and Andre Spicer

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Desperately seeking self-improvement : a year inside the optimization movement
Title
Desperately seeking self-improvement
Title remainder
a year inside the optimization movement
Statement of responsibility
Carl Cederstrom and Andre Spicer
Title variation
Desperately seeking self-improvement
Title variation remainder
a year inside the optimisation movement
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Language
eng
Summary
Written in the form of two parallel diaries, Desperately Seeking Self-Improvement provides a biting analysis of the narcissism and individual competitiveness that increasingly pervades a society in which, as social solutions recede, individual self-improvement is the only option left
Summary
A highly-entertaining account of two young professors attempt to improve themselves through the techniques of the burgeoning self-optimization movement, including drugs, surgical implants, the administering of electric shocks and stripping naked in public
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Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10613715
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1980-
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Cederstrom, Carl
Dewey number
158.1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Spicer, André
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True
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  • Cederstrom, Carl
  • Spicer, Andre
  • Self-help techniques
  • Self
Target audience
adult
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a year inside the optimization movement
Label
Desperately seeking self-improvement : a year inside the optimization movement, Carl Cederstrom and Andre Spicer
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [355]-358)
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
000061392930
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
358 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781944869397
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)973292638
Label
Desperately seeking self-improvement : a year inside the optimization movement, Carl Cederstrom and Andre Spicer
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [355]-358)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000061392930
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
358 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781944869397
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)973292638

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