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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
A British journalist and documentary filmmaker describes her baffled encounters with America's culture of pursuing happiness at all costs, recounting her investigations into happiness-themed programs that have become part of a multibillion-dollar commercial industry
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whippman, Ruth
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National characteristics, American
  • Happiness
  • United States
  • United States
Label
America the anxious : how our pursuit of happiness is creating a nation of nervous wrecks, Ruth Whippman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9781250071521
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2016016272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • sky282986965
  • (OCoLC)953738325
  • 933160
Label
America the anxious : how our pursuit of happiness is creating a nation of nervous wrecks, Ruth Whippman
Publication
Copyright
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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
247 pages
Isbn
9781250071521
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2016016272
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • sky282986965
  • (OCoLC)953738325
  • 933160

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