The Resource Stuffocation : living more with less, James Wallman, (electronic resource)

Stuffocation : living more with less, James Wallman, (electronic resource)

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Stuffocation : living more with less
Title
Stuffocation
Title remainder
living more with less
Statement of responsibility
James Wallman
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Language
eng
Summary
-- A rising number of us are already turning our backs on all-you-can-get consumption. We are choosing access over ownership, and taking our business to companies like Zipcar, Spotify, and Netflix. Fed up with materialism, we are ready for a new way forward. Trend forecaster James Wallman traces our obsession with stuff back to the original Mad Men, who first created desire through advertising. He interviews anthropologists studying the clutter crisis, economists searching for new ways of measuring progress, and psychologists who link stuffocation to declining well-being. And he introduces us to the innovators who are already living more consciously and with more meaning by choosing experience over stuff. Experientialism does not mean giving up all of our possessions. It is a solution that is less extreme but equally fundamental. It's about transforming what we value. -- Stuffocation "James Wallman deftly hits upon a major insight for our times: that acquiring stuff' and things' is not nearly as meaningful as collecting experiences. Some of the happiest days of my life were when I had nothing and lived on a houseboat. Without stuff to tie me down, I felt completely free. -- "--Barry Schwartz, author of The Paradox of Choice "With a sociologist's eye and a storyteller's ear, Wallman takes us on a tour of today's experience economy from the perspective not of businesses, nor even of consumers per se, but of everyday people."--B. Joseph Pine II and James H. Gilmore, authors of The Experience Economy From the Hardcover edition
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Wallman, James
Dewey number
306
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ2042
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Twenty-first century
  • Technology and civilization
  • Consumers
  • Consumer behavior
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Consumer behavior
  • Quality of life
  • Well-being
  • Simplicity
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
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Stuffocation : living more with less, James Wallman, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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Content type code
txt
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unknown
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Revised edition.
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 357 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812997606
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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remote
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(OCoLC)904046911
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Stuffocation : living more with less, James Wallman, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 357 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812997606
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
229c321d-c28e-4469-85e1-6731d3785de3
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)904046911

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