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Product Description: Thomas Piketty's blockbuster 2014 book, Capital in the 21st Century, may prove to be a game-changer, one of those rare books such as Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, which helped spark a new feminist movement. The world-wide flood of commentary suggests Piketty's book has already opened a new conversation not only about inequality, but about class, capitalism and social justice...read more
By Chuck Collins (contributor), Charles Derber, Josh Hoxie (contributor), Yale Magrass (contributor) and Juliet B. Schor (contributor)

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9781612058313 | Paradigm Pub, February 27, 2015, cover price $160.95 | About this edition: Thomas Piketty's blockbuster 2014 book, Capital in the 21st Century, may prove to be a game-changer, one of those rare books such as Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, which helped spark a new feminist movement.

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9781612058320 | Paradigm Pub, February 27, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Thomas Piketty's blockbuster 2014 book, Capital in the 21st Century, may prove to be a game-changer, one of those rare books such as Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, which helped spark a new feminist movement.

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Product Description: A groundbreaking statement about ecological decline, suggesting a radical change in how we think about consumer goods, value, and ways to live. In True Wealth , economist Juliet B. Schor rejects the sacrifice message, with the insight that social innovations and new technology can simultaneously enhance our lives and protect the planet...read more

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9780143119425 | Penguin USA, August 30, 2011, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A groundbreaking statement about ecological decline, suggesting a radical change in how we think about consumer goods, value, and ways to live.

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Product Description: Los anuncios dirigidos a los niños están prácticamente en todas partes. A través de nuevas técnicas de publicidad, en el cine y la televisión, los productos llegan a niños y jóvenes en una cascada avasalladora. Schor examina a fondo el proceso mediante el que unas técnicas de marketing de gran alcance, ambición y eficacia causan un enorme impacto en la infancia...read more

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9788449318757 | Italian edition edition (Paidos Iberica Ediciones S A, April 30, 2006), cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Los anuncios dirigidos a los niños están prácticamente en todas partes.

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The award-winning author of The Overworked American and The Overspent American examines advertising strategies that promote consumerism from the earliest ages, offering advice to parents and teachers on how to reverse the damaging effects of commercialism on developing children. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

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9780684870564 | Reprint edition (Scribner, October 4, 2005), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Examines advertising strategies that promote consumerism from the earliest ages, offering advice to parents and teachers on how to reverse the damaging effects of commercialism on developing children.

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The award-winning author of The Overworked American and The Overspent American examines advertising strategies that promote consumerism from the earliest ages, offering advice to parents and teachers on how to reverse the damaging effects of commercialism on developing children. 35,000 first printing.

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9780684870557 | Scribner, August 24, 2004, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Examines advertising strategies that promote consumerism from the earliest ages, offering advice to parents and teachers on how to reverse the damaging effects of commercialism on developing children.

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Product Description: Can we find ways of living that are sustainable and deeply satisfying, that ensure economic and political democracy, and are passionate about beauty, elegant design, and the wildness of nature? The contributors to Sustainable Planet say we can, and offer 16 remarkable visions of how to get from here to there, including* Specific proposals from citizen and labor coalitions that articulate a positive alternative to the free-trade model of globalization* The emergence of local food systems that allow us to eat fresher, better tasting food while protecting family farms and conserving the environment* New thinking about industrial design and engineering that is leading to production systems which generate no waste * How we might create a fashion industry that weds aesthetic pleasure with social justice* Five economic policy recommendations that could move us toward a sustainable economy* What you can do to create a real sense of community where you live* A road map for building the political will to change the system before it's too late...read more
By Juliet B. Schor (editor) and Betsy Taylor (editor)

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9780807004555 | Beacon Pr, January 20, 2003, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Can we find ways of living that are sustainable and deeply satisfying, that ensure economic and political democracy, and are passionate about beauty, elegant design, and the wildness of nature?

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Drawing from research into motivations for spending, a comprehensive analysis of the current malaise of Americans discusses why dissatisfactions persist, why Americans save so little in spite of working long hours, and the kind of pressures people feel about spending. Reprint.

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9780060977580 | Avon A, April 1, 1999, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Discusses motivations for spending, why Americans save so little in spite of working long hours, and why dissatisfactions persist

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Targets consumerism as the root of many Americans' material dissatisfaction, using original research to show how keeping up with the Joneses has turned modest goals into unrealistic lifestyles, and causes many people to move toward the simplicity movement. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo. Tour. (view table of contents)

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9780465060566 | Basic Books, April 1, 1998, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Targets consumerism as the root of many Americans' material dissatisfaction, showing how modest goals for getting ahead have turned into unrealistic lifestyles

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Argues that Americans work more than they used to, and more than Europeans, due to the preference of employers for longer hours, fear of unemployment, the undervaluing of household work, and the desire for consumer goods (view table of contents)

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9780465054336 | Basic Books, November 1, 1991, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Argues that Americans work more than they used to, and more than Europeans, due to the preference of employers for longer hours, fear of unemployment, the undervaluing of household work, and the desire for consumer goods

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9780465054343, titled "Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure" | Reprint edition (Basic Books, March 23, 1993), cover price $16.50 | About this edition: Argues that Americans work more than they used to, and more than Europeans, due to the preference of employers for longer hours, fear of unemployment, the undervaluing of household work, and the desire for consumer goods

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Product Description: The previous decade ushered in a globalization of finance and governments abandoned their "Keynesian" responsibility to engage in international financial management. A new doctrine of global neoclassicism arose, based on the premise that regulation of financial markets was futile...read more
By Tariq Banuri (editor) and Juliet B. Schor (editor)

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9780198283645 | Clarendon Pr, May 14, 1992, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: The previous decade ushered in a globalization of finance and governments abandoned their "Keynesian" responsibility to engage in international financial management.

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Product Description: The period after World War Two, with its sustained growth and high employment rate, has been referred to as the "golden age" of capitalism. Blending historical analysis with economic theory, this work presents essays that scrutinize the institutions that fostered this growth and high employment as well as the forces which later undermined the effectiveness of these institutions in the 1960s and 70s...read more

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9780198287414 | Reprint edition (Clarendon Pr, January 30, 1992), cover price $82.00 | About this edition: The period after World War Two, with its sustained growth and high employment rate, has been referred to as the "golden age" of capitalism.

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