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The Resource Satisfaction not guaranteed : dilemmas of progress in modern society, Peter N. Stearns

Satisfaction not guaranteed : dilemmas of progress in modern society, Peter N. Stearns

Label
Satisfaction not guaranteed : dilemmas of progress in modern society
Title
Satisfaction not guaranteed
Title remainder
dilemmas of progress in modern society
Statement of responsibility
Peter N. Stearns
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stearns, Peter N
Dewey number
909.83
Index
index present
LC call number
CB430
LC item number
.S74 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Progress
Label
Satisfaction not guaranteed : dilemmas of progress in modern society, Peter N. Stearns
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-264) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: being cheerful and modern -- The gap: happiness scales and the edge of sadness -- Component parts: modernity and ideas of happiness and progress as historical forces -- Modernity's deficiencies -- False starts and surprises: making modernity more difficult -- The dilemmas of work in modernity -- Death as a modern quandary -- Century of the child? Childhood, parenting, and modernity -- Born to shop: consumerism as the modern panacea
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 270 pages
Isbn
9780814783627
Isbn Type
(cl : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011045365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn742512571
  • (OCoLC)742512571
Label
Satisfaction not guaranteed : dilemmas of progress in modern society, Peter N. Stearns
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-264) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: being cheerful and modern -- The gap: happiness scales and the edge of sadness -- Component parts: modernity and ideas of happiness and progress as historical forces -- Modernity's deficiencies -- False starts and surprises: making modernity more difficult -- The dilemmas of work in modernity -- Death as a modern quandary -- Century of the child? Childhood, parenting, and modernity -- Born to shop: consumerism as the modern panacea
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 270 pages
Isbn
9780814783627
Isbn Type
(cl : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011045365
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn742512571
  • (OCoLC)742512571

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