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Status anxiety

Author: Alain De Botton
Publisher: New York : Vintage International/Vintage Books, ©2004.
Series: Vintage International Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Drawing from the fields of history, psychology, politics, and economics, this book takes a look at the anxieties associated with a pursuit of status, explains how humans have sought to cope with their fears, and offers suggestions on ways to deal with the problem.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alain De Botton
ISBN: 9780307491336 0307491331 1299022650 9781299022652
OCLC Number: 501804309
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Causes: Lovelessness --
Expectation --
Meritocracy --
Snobbery --
Dependence --
Solutions: Philosophy --
Art --
Politics --
Religion --
Bohemia.
Series Title: Vintage International Ser.
Responsibility: Alain de Botton.

Abstract:

Drawing from the fields of history, psychology, politics, and economics, this book takes a look at the anxieties associated with a pursuit of status, explains how humans have sought to cope with their fears, and offers suggestions on ways to deal with the problem.

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