The Resource The new better off : reinventing the American dream, Courtney E. Martin

The new better off : reinventing the American dream, Courtney E. Martin

Label
The new better off : reinventing the American dream
Title
The new better off
Title remainder
reinventing the American dream
Statement of responsibility
Courtney E. Martin
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Are we living the good life--and what defines 'good', anyway? Americans today are constructing a completely different framework for success than their parents' generation, using new metrics that TED speaker and columnist Courtney Martin has termed collectively the "New Better Off"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martin, Courtney E
Dewey number
306.0973
Index
no index present
LC call number
HN59.2
LC item number
.M377 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The new better off : reinventing the American dream, Courtney E. Martin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes discussion guide (pages 285-286)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-283)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How do you want to be?: thinking differently about vocation -- Working alone, together: flexibility and friendship in a freelance era -- Norma Rae for a new century: how labor, power, and care are being remade -- The wisdom of enough: making sound financial decisions in a culture that overvalues money -- Fighting to be whole: how men and falling in love with fathering -- Harnessing the wind: directing attention where it matters most in an age of distraction -- The end of "mine": how our relationship to ownership is changing -- Tearing down the white picket fence: reclaiming community -- Regrowing our roots: the power and complexity of investing in local community -- Ritual remixed: making meaning and marking moments amidst the chaos of modern life -- The thread of revelation: creating communities that help us ask the hard questions
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9781580055796
Lccn
2016006252
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)936350821
  • 686148
  • (OCoLC)ocn936350821
  • 686148
Label
The new better off : reinventing the American dream, Courtney E. Martin
Publication
Note
Includes discussion guide (pages 285-286)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-283)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How do you want to be?: thinking differently about vocation -- Working alone, together: flexibility and friendship in a freelance era -- Norma Rae for a new century: how labor, power, and care are being remade -- The wisdom of enough: making sound financial decisions in a culture that overvalues money -- Fighting to be whole: how men and falling in love with fathering -- Harnessing the wind: directing attention where it matters most in an age of distraction -- The end of "mine": how our relationship to ownership is changing -- Tearing down the white picket fence: reclaiming community -- Regrowing our roots: the power and complexity of investing in local community -- Ritual remixed: making meaning and marking moments amidst the chaos of modern life -- The thread of revelation: creating communities that help us ask the hard questions
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9781580055796
Lccn
2016006252
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)936350821
  • 686148
  • (OCoLC)ocn936350821
  • 686148

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