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Elsewhere, U.S.A.

Author: Dalton Conley
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examining the dramatic changes that have occurred in American society over the past three decades, the author of The Pecking Order offers a thoughtful study of the new social realities of life, explaining how the social, economic, and technological transformation has reshaped individual lives.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dalton Conley
ISBN: 9780375422904 0375422900
OCLC Number: 184982449
Description: xiv, 221 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface: A tale of three generations --
Introduction: Life among the elsewhere class --
From the Protestant ethic to the elsewhere ethic --
And you may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile : from General Motors to Google --
One plus a hundred zeros : welcome to your (n)office --
Convestment : the way we earn and spend --
Shoot the moon : public life in an age of private markets --
From elsewhere to nowhere : crime and punishment --
Polymorphous perversity : family life in the elsewhere society --
The birth of the intravidual --
Conclusion: Learning to love the BlackBerry.
Responsibility: Dalton Conley.
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Examining the dramatic changes that have occurred in American society over the past three decades, the author of The Pecking Order offers a thoughtful study of the new social realities of life, explaining how the social, economic, and technological transformation has reshaped individual lives.

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