The Culture Of Excess

The Culture Of Excess

How America Lost Self-control And Why We Need To Redefine Success

Book - 2009
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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." --from publisher description
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, c2009
ISBN: 9780313377686
0313377685
Characteristics: xxvii, 205 p. ; 25 cm

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