Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic

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Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2005 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
In chapters with titles like "Swollen Expectations" and "A Rash of Bankruptcies, " "Affluenza" uses the whimsical metaphor of a disease to tackle a very serious subject: the damage done--to our health, our families, our communities, and our environment--by the obsessive quest for material gain.

About the author (2005)

David Wann left the Environmental Protection Agency four years ago to concentrate on producing articles, books, and videos about sustainable lifestyles. He is author of two books, Biologic: Designing with Nature to Protect the Environment and Deep Design: Pathways to a Livable Future. Thomas H. Naylor is Professor Emeritus of Economics at Duke University where he taught for thirty years. As an international strategic management consultant, he has advised governments and corporations in over thirty nations.

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