The waste makers / Vance Packard.


New York : D. McKay Company, [1960] .

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Subjects Industries -- United States.
Industries.
United States.
Verbrauch.
Waste (Economics)
Waste (Economics) -- United States.
Werbung.
Description 340 pages ; 21 cm
Copyright Date [1960]
Contents pt. I. The developing dilemma. City of the future? -- The nagging prospects of saturation -- "Growthmanship" -- part II. In response, nine strategies. There's always room for more -- Progress through the throwaway spirit -- Progress through planned obsolescence -- Planned obsolescence of desirability -- How to outmode a $4,000 vehicle in two years -- America's toughest car, and thirty models later -- The short, sweet life of home products -- Fashion lines for the kitchen -- The repairman's paradise -- Progress through planned chaos -- Selling on the never-never -- Hedonism for the masses -- Progress through proliferation of people -- part III. Implications. Ever-mounting consumption? -- The vanishing resources -- The commercialization of American life -- The changing American character -- part IV. Some suggested courses. Restoring pride in prudence -- Restoring pride in quality -- Respecting the eternal balance -- Facing the unmet challenges -- Achieving an enduring style of life.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)174797
(OCoLC)ocm00174797
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WorldCat Identities Packard, Vance, 1914-1996.
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