The Resource Hypercapitalism : the modern economy, its values, and how to change them, Larry Gonick & Timothy Kasser, (electronic resource)

Hypercapitalism : the modern economy, its values, and how to change them, Larry Gonick & Timothy Kasser, (electronic resource)

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Hypercapitalism : the modern economy, its values, and how to change them
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Hypercapitalism
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the modern economy, its values, and how to change them
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Larry Gonick & Timothy Kasser
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eng
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From the bestselling cartoonist of The Cartoon History of the Universe comes an explosive graphic takedown of capitalismBestselling "overeducated cartoonist" Larry Gonick has delighted readers for years with sharp, digestible, and funny accounts of everything from the history of the universe to the intricacies of calculus. Now Gonick teams up with psychologist and scholar Tim Kasser to create an accessible and pointed cartoon guide to how global, privatizing, market-worshiping hypercapitalism threatens human well-being, social justice, and the planet. But Gonick and Kasser don't stop at an analysis of how the economic system got out of whack-they also point the way to a healthier future. A primer for the post-Occupy generation, Hypercapitalism draws from contemporary research on values, well-being, and consumerism to describe concepts (corporate power, free trade, privatization, deregulation) that are critical for understanding the world we live in, and movements (voluntary simplicity, sharing, alternatives to GDP, protests) that have developed in response to the system. Gonick and Kasser's pointed and profound cartoon narratives provide a deep exploration of the global economy and the movements seeking to change it, all rendered in clear, graphic-and sometimes hilarious-terms
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Midwest
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Gonick, Larry
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330.12/2
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Capitalism
  • Industries
  • Business ethics
  • Capitalism
  • Business ethics
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adult
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Hypercapitalism : the modern economy, its values, and how to change them, Larry Gonick & Timothy Kasser, (electronic resource)
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9781620972830
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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12111285
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Hypercapitalism : the modern economy, its values, and how to change them, Larry Gonick & Timothy Kasser, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781620972830
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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12111285
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MWT12111285
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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