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The High Price of Materialism

by Tim Kasser

  • 31 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychology,
  • Behavior,
  • Consumer Behavior,
  • Sociology,
  • Mental Health,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Wealth,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Applied Psychology,
  • Consumer Behavior - General,
  • Physiological Psychology,
  • Acquisitiveness,
  • Avarice,
  • Happiness,
  • Materialism,
  • Psychological aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9553215M
    ISBN 10026211268X
    ISBN 109780262112680

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    "In The High Price of Materialism, Tim Kasser offers a scientific explanation of how our contemporary culture of consumerism and materialism affects our everyday happiness and psychological health. Other writers have shown that once we have sufficient food, shelter, and clothing, further materialistic gains do little to improve our well-being. His first book, The High Price of Materialism, was published in Allen D. Kanner, PhD, received his undergraduate () and graduate () psychology degrees from the University of California, Berkeley and was a postdoctoral fellow in clinical child psychology at McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School ().


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