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The Resource Stuffocation : why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever, James Wallman

Stuffocation : why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever, James Wallman

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Stuffocation : why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever
Title
Stuffocation
Title remainder
why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever
Statement of responsibility
James Wallman
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"For many of us, our possessions and the lifestyle that goes along with them are causing more stress than happiness--otherwise known as 'keeping up with the Joneses' or what Alain de Botton calls 'status anxiety.' But James Wallman argues that we are approaching a tipping point with regard to materialism. People are turning away from the endless drive to consume in favor of a simpler, more streamlined way of living ... He interviews anthropologists studying the 21st century clutter crisis, consults with scientists who have linked 'stuffocation' to rising cortisol levels and declining psychological well-being, and introduces us to the innovators who are already choosing 'experience' over 'stuff'"--
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DLC
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Wallman, James
Dewey number
306.3
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.C6
LC item number
W35 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Consumer behavior
  • Quality of life
  • Well-being
  • Simplicity
  • SELF-HELP / Personal Growth / General
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
  • Consumer behavior
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Quality of life
  • Simplicity
  • Well-being
Label
Stuffocation : why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever, James Wallman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: United Kingdom : Crux Publishing, 2013, and subsequently in paperback by Penguin Books Ltd. in 2015
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [228]-264) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
We've had enough of stuff -- The problem : stuffocation. The anthropologist and the clutter crisis ; The dark side of materialism -- How we got here : the origins of throwaway culture. The original Mad Men and the job of creating desire ; Barbra Streisand and the law of unintended consequences -- The crossroads : signposts to a better future. I love to count : the 33, 47, 69, and 100 things of minimalism ; The simple life and the cage-free family ; The medium chill -- The road ahead : the rise of the experientialists. To do or to have? That is no longer a question ; The experientialists ; Facebook changed how we keep up with the Joneses ; We love to count too : the new way to measure progress ; What about the Chinese? ; The gypsy, the wasp, and the experience economy ; Can you be an experientialist and still love stuff? -- Why you need experience more than ever
Control code
ocn891001567
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxxiii, 281 pages
Isbn
9780812997590
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014036553
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891001567
  • (Sirsi) a1805061
Label
Stuffocation : why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever, James Wallman
Publication
Note
Originally published: United Kingdom : Crux Publishing, 2013, and subsequently in paperback by Penguin Books Ltd. in 2015
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [228]-264) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
We've had enough of stuff -- The problem : stuffocation. The anthropologist and the clutter crisis ; The dark side of materialism -- How we got here : the origins of throwaway culture. The original Mad Men and the job of creating desire ; Barbra Streisand and the law of unintended consequences -- The crossroads : signposts to a better future. I love to count : the 33, 47, 69, and 100 things of minimalism ; The simple life and the cage-free family ; The medium chill -- The road ahead : the rise of the experientialists. To do or to have? That is no longer a question ; The experientialists ; Facebook changed how we keep up with the Joneses ; We love to count too : the new way to measure progress ; What about the Chinese? ; The gypsy, the wasp, and the experience economy ; Can you be an experientialist and still love stuff? -- Why you need experience more than ever
Control code
ocn891001567
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxxiii, 281 pages
Isbn
9780812997590
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014036553
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891001567
  • (Sirsi) a1805061

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