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The culture of narcissism : American life in an age of diminishing expectations / Christopher Lasch.


1st ed.. New York : Norton, [1978] .
ISBN 0393011771, 9780393011777

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Subjects Américains -- Psychologie.
Cultuurkritiek.
EE. UU. -- Condiciones morales.
Etats-Unis -- Conditions morales.
États-Unis -- Conditions morales.
États-Unis -- Conditions sociales -- 1960-
Individualisme.
Moral conditions.
Narcissisme.
Social Values.
Social conditions
Social values.
United States -- Moral conditions.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.
United States.
Valeurs sociales.
Valores (Filosofía)
Description xviii, 268 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1978]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Argues that American society has become increasingly self-absorbed, focused on self-gratification to the exclusion of higher values, and that the mass narcissism of the culture is based on fear.
Contents The awareness movement and the social invasion of the self -- The narcissistic personality of our time -- Changing modes of making it : from Horatio Alger to the happy hooker -- The banality of Pseudo-Self-Awareness : theatrics of politics and everyday existence -- The degradation of sport -- Schooling and the new illiteracy -- The socialization of reproduction and the collapse of authority -- The flight from feeling : sociopsychology of the sex war -- The shattered faith in the regeneration of life -- Paternalism without father.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4036928
(OCoLC)ocm04036928
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lasch, Christopher.
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