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The New Better Off : Reinventing the American Dream.

Author: Courtney E Martin
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Seal Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Are we living the good life#x97;and what defines 'good', anyway? Americans today are constructing a completely different framework for success than their parents' generation, using new metrics that TEDWomen speaker and columnist Courtney Martin has termed collectively the ""New Better Off"". The New Better Off puts a name to the American phenomenon of rejecting the traditional dream of a 9-to-5 job, home ownership,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Martin, Courtney E.
New Better Off : Reinventing the American Dream.
Seattle, WA : Seal Press, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Courtney E Martin
ISBN: 9781580055802 158005580X 9781580057226 1580057225
OCLC Number: 971366104
Description: 1 online resource (180 pages)

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Are we living the good life#x97;and what defines 'good', anyway? Americans today are constructing a completely different framework for success than their parents' generation, using new metrics that TEDWomen speaker and columnist Courtney Martin has termed collectively the ""New Better Off"". The New Better Off puts a name to the American phenomenon of rejecting the traditional dream of a 9-to-5 job, home ownership, and a nuclear family structure#x97;illuminating the alternate ways Americans are seeking happiness and success. Including commentary on recent changes in how we view work, customs and commu.

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