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Why Nothing Works: The Anthropology of Daily Life (Touchstone Books)

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SMarinzuli, September 29, 2008 (view all comments by SMarinzuli)
This "anthropology of daily life" makes fascinating connections between various aspects of American society, attempting to show the cause-and-effect relationships which created some of today's messes. Harris covers such topics as "Why the Help Won't Help You", "Why the Dollar Shrank", "Why Women Left Home", "Why the Cults are Coming", "Why There's Terror on the Streets", and "Why the Gays Came Out of the Closet", keeping an even tone throughout and avoiding stereotypes and scapegoating.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780671635770
Author:
Harris, Marvin
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Sociology - Social Theory
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
United States Economic conditions 1981-
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
United States Social conditions 1980-
Subject:
Sociology - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Touchstone Book
Series Volume:
500-129.
Publication Date:
January 1987
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
NONE
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 10.325 oz

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