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

Satisfaction not guaranteed : dilemmas of progress in modern society, Peter N. Stearns, (electronic book)

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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
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Stearns, Peter N
Dewey number
909.83
Index
index present
LC call number
CB430
LC item number
.S74 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Civilization, Modern
  • Progress
Label
Satisfaction not guaranteed : dilemmas of progress in modern society, Peter N. Stearns, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ebr10555037
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 270 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780814783627
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Satisfaction not guaranteed : dilemmas of progress in modern society, Peter N. Stearns, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ebr10555037
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 270 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780814783627
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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