The Resource Stuffocation : why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever, James Wallman

Stuffocation : why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever, James Wallman

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Stuffocation : why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever
Title
Stuffocation
Title remainder
why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever
Statement of responsibility
James Wallman
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Language
eng
Summary
"For many of us, our possessions and the lifestyle that goes along with them are causing more stress than happiness--otherwise known as "keeping up with the Joneses" or what Alain de Botton calls "status anxiety." But James Wallman argues that we are approaching a tipping point with regard to materialism. People are turning away from the endless drive to consume in favor of a simpler, more streamlined way of living. The shift is already underway: influential millennials favor Zipcars over owning cars, share music on Spotify, and read e-books rather than accumulating a bulky physical library. Wallman blames our obsession with "stuff" on the original Mad Men who first "created desire" through advertising, with unintended consequences that ripple through our lives today. He interviews anthropologists studying the 21st century clutter crisis, consults with scientists who have linked "stuffocation" to rising cortisol levels and declining psychological wellbeing, and introduces us to the innovators who are already choosing "experience" over "stuff." A paradigm-shifting look at how and why we consume, and an inspiring manifesto for living more with less"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.3
Index
index present
LC call number
HC79.C6
LC item number
W35 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Stuffocation : why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever, James Wallman
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Stuffocation : why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever, James Wallman
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1682685
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
xxxiii, 281 pages
Isbn
9780812997590
Lccn
2014036553
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) LSC2636684
  • (OCoLC)910609900
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