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The hoarders : material deviance in modern American culture

Author: Scott Herring
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The verb "declutter" has not yet made it into the Oxford English Dictionary, but its ever-increasing usage suggests that it's only a matter of time. Articles containing tips and tricks on how to get organized cover magazine pages and pop up in TV programs and commercials, while clutter professionals and specialists referred to as "clutterologists" are just a phone call away. Everywhere the sentiment is the same:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Herring, Scott, 1976-
Hoarders.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2014
(DLC) 2014013969
(OCoLC)869589050
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Herring
ISBN: 9780226171852 022617185X
OCLC Number: 888749358
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 185 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
Collyer curiosa --
Pathological collectibles --
Clutterology --
Old rubbish.
Other Titles: Material deviance in modern American culture
Responsibility: Scott Herring.
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The verb "declutter" has not yet made it into the Oxford English Dictionary, but its ever-increasing usage suggests that it's only a matter of time. The author finds that both the idea of  Read more...

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"My high expectations were fulfilled and indeed exceeded by Herring's brilliant, groundbreaking, fascinating, and lucid book. In traversing his rich and well-researched archive in the series of case Read more...

 
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