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Slow is beautiful : new visions of community, leisure and joie de vivre

Author: Cecile Andrews
Publisher: Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, 2006.
Series: desLibris., Books collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We're hammered, we're slammed, we're out of control. Happiness is on the decline in the most affluent country in the world, and Americans are troubled by the destructiveness of a lifestyle devoted to money and status. Yet no one seems to have a clue how to exit from the fast lane. Slow is Beautiful analyzes the subtle consumer and political and corporate forces stamping the joy from our existence and provides a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(OCoLC)72261658
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cecile Andrews
ISBN: 9781550924145 1550924141
OCLC Number: 471124890
Description: 1 online resource (x, 245 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Advance Praise; Title Page; Rights Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1: Toward a Philosophy of Slow; Chapter 2: The Truth About Happiness; Chapter 3: Reversing the Spell of Status; Chapter 4: "Fast" and the Consumer Society; Chapter 5: Work Slowdown; Chapter 6: The Subversiveness of Joie de Vivre; Chapter 7: Visionary Leisure; Chapter 8: Slow Together: Exuberant Community; Chapter 9: Slow Is Beautiful; Bibliography; Endnotes; Index; About the Author.
Series Title: desLibris., Books collection.
Responsibility: Cecile Andrews.
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Speed kills--slow saves: how we can recapture a life of joy, leisure, community, and well-being.  Read more...

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