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The Resource America the anxious : how our pursuit of happiness is creating a nation of nervous wrecks, Ruth Whippman

America the anxious : how our pursuit of happiness is creating a nation of nervous wrecks, Ruth Whippman

Label
America the anxious : how our pursuit of happiness is creating a nation of nervous wrecks
Title
America the anxious
Title remainder
how our pursuit of happiness is creating a nation of nervous wrecks
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Whippman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author embarks on a pilgrimage to investigate how the national obessession with happiness infiltrates all areas of life, from religion to parenting, from the workplace to academia. She attends a Landmark Forum self-help course, visits Zappos headquarters in Las Vegas (a "happiness city"), looks into the academic "positive psychology movement" and spends time in Utah with Mormons, officially America's happiest people
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.097309/05
Index
index present
LC call number
E169.12
LC item number
.W455 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
America the anxious : how our pursuit of happiness is creating a nation of nervous wrecks, Ruth Whippman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-236) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Coming to America: obsessed with happiness, but nobody's happy -- Personal journey? it's not all about you -- Happiness for sale: self-help America -- Workaholics -- "I don't care as long as he's happy": dispatches from the parenting happiness rat race -- God's plan of happiness -- I'm not a happy person, I just play one on facebook -- Positive psychology (or if you're not happy, it's your own fault, you lazy schmuck) -- Star-spangled happy
Control code
ocn953738325
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9781250071521
Lccn
2016016272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)953738325
Label
America the anxious : how our pursuit of happiness is creating a nation of nervous wrecks, Ruth Whippman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-236) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Coming to America: obsessed with happiness, but nobody's happy -- Personal journey? it's not all about you -- Happiness for sale: self-help America -- Workaholics -- "I don't care as long as he's happy": dispatches from the parenting happiness rat race -- God's plan of happiness -- I'm not a happy person, I just play one on facebook -- Positive psychology (or if you're not happy, it's your own fault, you lazy schmuck) -- Star-spangled happy
Control code
ocn953738325
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9781250071521
Lccn
2016016272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)953738325

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