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

Author: Cecile Andrews
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Andrews, Cecile.
Slow is beautiful.
Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, 2006
(OCoLC)795694631
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cecile Andrews
ISBN: 0865715548 9780865715547
OCLC Number: 72261658
Description: x, 245 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Toward a philosophy of slow --
The truth about happiness --
Reversing the spell of status --
"Fast" and the consumer society --
Work slowdown --
The subversiveness of joie de vivre --
Visionary leisure --
Slow together : exuberant community --
Slow is beautiful.
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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