Shiny Objects

Why We Spend Money We Don't Have in Search of Happiness We Can't Buy

Roberts, James A.

(Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 2 stars out of 5.
Shiny Objects
Roberts, professor of marketing at Baylor University, studies why Americans believe and behave as if possessions will induce, increase, and enhance happiness. His inquiry provides ample psychological and historical insights as well as self-assessment quizzes on how much we spend and how vulnerable we are to status anxiety.
Publisher: New York : HarperOne, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0061936642
Branch Call Number: 339.470973 R6452s 2011
Characteristics: xi, 353 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm


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We are drowning in stuff, yet want ever more thinking more will make us happy. This studies the consumerism phenomenon.

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